Emma Hughes from St. Bernadette Academy in Evergreen Park accepts a scholarship from Anton Iberle, past grand knight of the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Council of the Knights of Columbus. | Supplied photo
Updated: July 24, 2013 6:05AM
The Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Council of the Knights of Columbus, Evergreen Park, recently awarded $500 scholarships to graduates of six local Catholic schools for their exemplary service to their school, church and community.
Anton R. Iberle, past Grand Knight; and Stephen M. Ligda Jr., current Grand Knight, presented the awards to Kyra Irene Signorelli, of Most Holy Redeemer; Nathan Manning, of Queen of Martyrs; Giselle Campos, of St. Bede the Venerable; Emma Hughes, of St Bernadette; Jacob Faculak, of St. John Fisher; and Patrick Dillon, of St Catherine of Alexandria.
The students will attend one of four local high schools: Marist, Brother Rice, Mother McAuley or Queen of Peace.
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