Photos of the Week: From School

Fr. Ted Sill (center) congratulate Brian and Mindy Ball, recipients of St. Patrick School’s Meritorious Service Award.

St. Patrick School applauds volunteers

Brian and Mindy Ball received the highest honor bestowed by St. Patrick School for volunteers, the Meritorious Service Award. St. Patrick Pastor Theodore K. Sill and Principal Jacob F. Froning presented the award at the school’s annual awards program June 4.

“The Meritorious Service Award is presented to the person(s) who have demonstrated a history of service to St. Patrick School,” Froning said. 

Mrs. Ball has been a member of the school budget committee and pre-school advisory committee. She has served as bingo treasurer and is a founding commit-tee person for the school’s dinner/auction fundraiser. 

Mr. Ball continues to bring the Junior Achievement program to grades 4, 7 and 8 at St. Patrick School.

“Brian does a wonderful job as our Ju-nior Achievement consultant. The students relate to his friendly and informative teaching style. He brings economics to life for our young people,” Froning said.

Ball also was recognized as a critical asset to the dinner/auction, having the responsibility for many of the logistical tasks associated with it.

Sill commented, “We are fortunate to have volunteers with the degree of dedication manifested by Mindy and Brian. They are a true asset to St. Patrick School. We are pleased to have this opportunity to give them the recognition they richly deserve.”

LMS candy-grams raise cash for pets

When word was received that the Humane Society of Madison County was  in need of funds for care of homeless animals, three London Middle School students jumped at the chance to help. Justin Scott, Hannah Riegel and Kenzie Quinlin sold candy-grams for 25 cents each. The students sold, made and delivered the candy-grams.

King named good citizen

London City Schools Superintendent Steve Allen presents eighth-grader Kasey King with the London Rotary Good Citizen Award. The honor is bestowed each year on one student at London Middle School who goes beyond expectations. Justin Emrich, King’s language arts and reading teacher, said the eighth-grade teachers chose King for her “positive attitude and willingness to go to the next level.”

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