Statement as issued Friday by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend
FORT WAYNE – On Monday January 28th, 2013, the annual Luncheon in Celebration of Excellence in Catholic Education sponsored by Quality Dining Inc. will take place at 11:30 AM at the Marriott Hotel (Washington Ctr. Rd) in the Marquis Ballroom. The event, held in conjunction with National Catholic Schools Week, will be attended by approximately 330 people including pastors, clergy, school administrators and community leaders. The luncheon centers upon the theme of Catholic Schools Week 2013: Catholic Schools – Raise the Standards. Catholic Schools Week runs from January 27th to February 2nd, 2013.
Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Fort Wayne – South Bend Diocese will be the keynote speaker.
This year’s Light of Learning Award Recipients for the greater Fort Wayne area:
Jacob Bloom – Most Precious Blood
Kurtis Homan – Queen of (Angels)
Martha Berghoff – St Charles Borromeo
Holly Shonholz – St. John the Baptist
Leslye Yarde – St. Joseph – St. Elizabeth
Robert Spychalski – St. Jude
Angela Runion – St. Therese
Erin Rahrig – St. Vincent DePaul
Priscilla Harless – St. Aloysius, Yoder
Alice Rumschlag – St. John the Baptist New Haven
Brett Rupright – St. Joseph, Hessen Cassel
Joan Bultemeier – St. Joseph, Monroeville
Sarah Carvey – St. Louis Academy, Besancon
Mary Yoder – St. Mary, Avilla
Beth Novy – St. Joseph, Garrett
Jessica Faurote – St. Joseph, Decatur
Michelle Kindle – Huntington Catholic
Michelle Story – St. Bernard, Wabash
Patricia Faroh – Sacred Heart, Warsaw
Carrie Bleeke - Bishop Dwenger
Alicia Hostetler – Bishop Luers
Mr. Chuck Grimm (St. Therese, Waynedale) is this year’s Light of Learning administrative recipient.
In addition, Bishop Rhoades will present The Monsignor J. William Lester Award to Dr. and Mrs. (posthumous) Mike Mastrangelo. The award honors Msgr. Lester’s spirit and legacy to the Catholic schools in the diocese.