Pam’s Party Line for May 2, 2013

Photo provided by JOSEPH SCIMECA -- Mother Seton Awards -- At the annual Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards luncheon April 11 at the Marriott Hotel are, from left, Diocesan Home & School Association President Sharron Buchart, Bishop Robert Muench, featured speaker Darryl Ducote and Catholic Schools Superintendent Melanie Verges
Photo provided by JOSEPH SCIMECA -- Mother Seton Awards -- At the annual Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards luncheon April 11 at the Marriott Hotel are, from left, Diocesan Home & School Association President Sharron Buchart, Bishop Robert Muench, featured speaker Darryl Ducote and Catholic Schools Superintendent Melanie Verges

27 honored with BR Catholic Schools’ Seton Award

BY PAM BORDELON

Twenty-seven were honored with the Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Schools’ Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton Award at its annual luncheon April 11 at the Marriott Hotel. Featured speaker for the event was Darryl Ducote, an individual marriage and family life therapist, who shared his reflections on “Creating a Faith-Filled Home.”

Receiving the awards from Bishop Robert Muench, Superintendent Melanie Verges and Diocesan Home & School Association President Sharron Buchart in recognition of their service to their respective schools were Baton Rougeans Laura Poché, Catholic High; Tara Button, Most Blessed Sacrament; Becky Bourg, Our Lady of Mercy; Catina Isaac, Redemptorist Elementary; Carolyn Murry, Redemptorist Regional High; Amy Allemont, Sacred Heart of Jesus; Tricia Poché, St. Aloysius; Darlynetta Dundy Catherine, St. Francis Xavier; Michael Lutgrig, St. George; Cindy Hartmann, St. Jean Vianney; Crystal Smith, St. Joseph’s Academy; Holly Wilson, St. Jude the Apostle and St. Michael the Archangel Regional High; Melissa Schexnayder, St. Louis King of France; and Jeanne Barone, St. Thomas More.

Also, Kenneth Oubre, Ascension Catholic in Donaldsonville; Gerard LaCour, Catholic School of Pointe Coupee in New Roads; Joli Bryan, Holy Family in Port Allen; Jessica Vallery, Holy Ghost in Hammond; Ernie Matherne, Mater Dolorosa in Independence; Brandyn Landry, St. Alphonsus in Central; Jill Prejean, St. Elizabeth Interparochial in Paincourtville; Chris Schnebelen, St. John Interparochial in Plaquemine; Darrell Ourso, St. Joseph School in Ponchatoula; Brett Lundy, St. Peter Chanel Interparochial in Paulina; Annette Savoy, St. John Primary in Prairieville and St. Theresa Middle in Gonzales; and Johnny Milazzo, St. Thomas Aquinas Regional High in Hammond.

Congratulations to you all!

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