May 19, 2022 – Vicksburg Council 898 of the Knights of Columbus, represented by the council’s treasurer Jeff Eckstein, visited St. Aloysius high school to present a $1,600 scholarship to graduating senior Marissa Jabour, winner of the council’s annual Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest with her essay on the theme of perseverance. The council was also there to present a $1,130 donation to the Vicksburg Catholic Schools Tuition Assistance fund to Ms. Karla McHan. Funds for the scholarship and donation came from various fundraisers the council conducted in the preceding year. (Photo by Tomas Mondragon)
Student life at Catholic schools
COLUMBUS – Seventh grader, Day Ivy acted as the Queen of Hearts in the Annunciation Middle School musical, Alice in Wonderland. (Photo by Katie Fenstermacher)
GREENVILLE – Jasmine and Joe Parish, along with Emma, Madelyn and Matt Clanton enjoy a dinner before they hit the dance floor at the Daddy Daughter Date Night on Friday, April 29. (Photo by Nikki Thompson)
St. Patrick first graders Willow Franklin and Jaylene Mendez bring the gifts down the aisle in the schools special May Crowning Mass. (Photos by Emily Thompson)
Josiah Christian and Anna Harper
St. Patrick first graders Christopher Caballero and Fernanda Garcia lead the school Mass and crowning of Mary.
JACKSON – Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School Kindergartener, Zyon Brown and PreK4 student, Katelyn Kelly presented teachers Barbara Davis and Ethel Jimerson with a class gift basket of sweet treats to show how thankful the students are to have them as their teachers. (Photo by Shae Goodman-Robinson)
JACKSON – St. Richard student, Mary Catherine Vanderloo completed her “Famous Mississippian” project on Sarah Thomas, the NFL’s first full-time female official (referee). The entire fourth grade was surprised when Sarah Thomas herself visited the class on Friday, April 29. (Photo by Tammy Conrad)
YAZOO CITY – St. Mary parish celebrated Mother’s Day with “Mary in the Garden.” Parishioners had a beautiful day of fellowship, the crowning of Mary and praying the Rosary to celebrate mothers. (Photo by Babs McMaster)
VICKSBURG – Juniors, Hope Baker and Conner Gaul, crown Mary during St. Aloysius’ May Crowning prayer service.
VICKSBURG – St. Francis Xavier sixth graders lead the schools May Crowning prayer service for elementary students. (Photos by Lindsey Bradley)