Congratulations to Joseph Staker! Joseph won the boys division of the Archdiocesan Vocations Essay Contest. All sixth grade boys and girls in Catholic elementary schools or parish religious education classes in Wyandotte, Johnson, and Leavenworth Counties were eligible to participate and the Serra Club of Kansas City, a Catholic lay organizations promoting vocations, reviewed hundreds of essays. Joseph was honored at a luncheon on March 22nd. The topic for the essay contest focused on “Why are Priests, Sisters, Deacons and Brothers necessary for the mission of the Catholic Church?”.
Click here to read his essay.
Pictured: Monsignor Mullen, Dr. Ann Connor (Associate Su-perintendent), Christy Staker, Joseph Staker, David Staker, Dr. Kathy O’Hara (Superintendent), Mr. Riley, and Mrs. Foster.