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Knights of Columbus Essay Contest Winners

December 19, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Knights Of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Winner Announced

The Knights of Columbus, South Plainfield Council, #6203, awarded the first place prize for their annual Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest to Mikayla Thompson. The topic was, “The Importance of Religious Freedom”. Mikayla was presented with a $50.00 check from the Knights of Columbus who sponsored the contest at their December 6, 2016 meeting. After receiving the top prize, Mikayla read her essay to the Knights members at the meeting and received a very hearty applause.

The contest judging was done by Knights, Tom Walsh, Family Director, Joe McGeehan, Grand Knight and Charlie Butrico, Treasurer of South Plainfield Council #6203.

Our next contest will be coming up in the Spring which is the annual Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest. We encourage our South Plainfield youth to enter the poster contest. Prize money will be awarded. More info to follow in the coming months.

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.9 million members in over 14,500 local councils. Last year, Knights and their families donated 73.5 million volunteer hours and $175 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their Church, councils, communities, Culture of Life, families and young people.

Submitted by:

Tom Walsh Knights of Columbus Council #6203 Family Director


Borough of South Plainfield
2480 Plainfield Avenue    South Plainfield NJ 07080
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