Youth Events

Art winners

Numerous students who attend Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville were named winners in the Kentucky Derby Museum “Horsing Around with Art” contest. They are:
Grand prize winner — Addie Clark of Our Lady of Lourdes School. Clark earned $500 for her school’s art program and a box for six at the 2015 Kentucky Derby.
Thoroughbred award winner — Miranda Spurgeon, Assumption High School.
Middle school winners — Cameryn Oswald, St. Bernard School (first place); and Addie Clark, Our Lady of Lourdes (second place).
High school winners — Hannah Bruce, Mercy Academy (first place); Samantha Bloom, Mercy (second place).
Sculpture award winner — Peter McGowan (grades 1-8 winner).


Fourth-graders at St. Joseph School in Bardstown, Ky., participate in a Stewardship Cause of the Month.
In October, the students collected items and prepared “chemo care packages” for patients undergoing cancer treatment at Flaget Cancer Center in Bardstown. Approximately 60 care packages contained items such as books, Kleenex, ChapStick, candy and hand sanitizer.

Honor choir

Hannah Thomas, a senior at Assumption High School, was selected to the University of Louisville Honor Choir. She performed with the Honor Choir at the University of Louisville School of Music on Jan. 11 and 12.


Blakeley Moorman and Kristen Keifer, both students at Assumption High School, earned places on the 2014 Scholastic All-America Swim Team from U.S.A. Swimming. Only 16 female swimmers in the state of Kentucky were selected for the 2014 team.

Leader seminar

Austin Bond, a sophomore at Trinity High School, has been accepted to the Kentucky Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY), which will be held at Eastern Kentucky University June 11-14.
HOBY programs provide opportunities for students selected by their schools “to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experiences, a news release from the school said.

Dance clinic

The Mercy Academy dance team will host a dance clinic Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic is open to all grades pre-kindergarten and up. This year’s routine will be taught to the Taylor Swift song “Shake It Off,” and performed at Mercy’s home basketball game Feb. 5. For more information, visit or email Beth Albanese at

Soccer standout

Sam Stockton, a senior at Trinity High School, has been named “Outstanding Senior” in soccer by the Kentucky High School Coaches Association.
Stockton also was named the 2014 Kentucky “Mr. Soccer.”

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