The end of the school year brings with it honors for alumni and students alike. And, while some folks were receiving awards, another group was vying for the Peanut Butter Cup trophy.
St. Michael the Archangel High School wrapped up the school year at its annual Warrior Awards Dinner at Ashley Manor on May 23. Recognized as Alumni of the Year were Dena Rispone Balart and Sarah Edwards.
A 1993 graduate of St. Michael’s, Balart is an active member of the Warrior Alumni Association. She is also a member of the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Symphony League, East Baton Rouge Medical Alliance, Kappa Delta Alumnae Association, the Colon Cancer Coalition and St. George Catholic Church.
Edwards is a 2005 St. Michael’s graduate and also an active member of the Warrior Alumni Association, serving as an alumni class representative.
The Warrior Sword Award, which goes to individuals who exemplify outstanding Christian values by serving others and the community, went to retiring faculty member Cathy Brouillette and veteran volunteer Gary Carville.
Jayme Chikos, the school’s all-time basketball scorer and all-time basketball assist leader, and Laurel Huber Chiarmonte, who had an exemplary track, soccer and cross country athletic career, were inducted into the Warrior Wall of Honor. Both are 1999 graduates of St. Michael’s
Mother Nature brought an unexpected end to 10/31 Consortium’s Third annual Peanut Butter Cup Mini-Golf Tournament at Celebration Station on May 23. More than 50 mini-golfers signed up for the organization’s spring fundraiser and “Halfoween” celebration.
The rain and lightning didn’t prevent chief organizer Lauren Collins and her committee from declaring winners, however. For the second year in a row the four-person team of Whistlin’ Past the Graveyard took home the peanut butter cup-filled trophy in the team competition. The team from the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank came in second.
Bobby Goodson came in first in the adult individual category, with Steve Sanoski coming in second. In the children’s individual category, top honors went to Jake Sellers, with Joseph Curtis coming in second.
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