Racine students have won prizes in recent Knights of Columbus contests.
Winners in the Knights' Knowledge Contest at the Archdiocesan Level, held at Waukesha Catholic Memorial High School on March 6, were:
John Bote, Prairie School, 2nd place, 5th grade math; Ryan Busey, 21st Century Prep, 2nd place, 6th grade math; Joey Felle, McKinley Middle, 1st place, 8th grade math; and Benjamin Schultz, McKinley Middle, 1st place, 6th grade spelling.
The contest was sponsored by the Wisconsin State Council of the Knights of Columbus. These students will now advance to the state competition on Sunday, March 28, at Assumption High School in Wisconsin Rapids. They’ll be honored at the annual Youth Awards Night at the Racine Msgr. S. B. Witkowiak Council’s KC Hall on Tuesday evening, March 23.
The following Racine students were winners in the “Respect for Life” Essay Contest sponsored by Knights of Columbus Msgr. Stanley B. Witkowiak Council 697 of Racine and the Wisconsin State Council of the Knights of Columbus.
Jeremiah Jensen, of Kenosha Christian Life School, won 1st place in 8th grade competition. Morgan Van Thiel of Kenosha Christian Life, and Maria Jensen of St. Lucy School, tied for 3rd place.
The winning local level essays were sent on to Milwaukee for Diocesan competition. The winning students also will receive their awards at the annual Youth Awards Night.