Youth Events

Science center board

Trinity High School freshmen Evan Stacy and Henry Snyder have been named to the Louisville Science Center Youth Infusion Board.
According to the school, the board is comprised of students from across Louisville and helps decides science center policy, exhibits and how the museum can best serve students.

Call for entries

Family Rosary, a national organization that promotes praying the rosary, will begin accepting applications for the 2013 “Try Prayer! It Works!” contest. The contest is open to students in kindergarten to 12th grade. Students are encouraged to express their faith through art, poetry and prose, a release from the organization said.
This year’s theme “Joy to the World” focuses on the Nativity. Visit for more details or to download an application. Entries must be postmarked by Feb. 1.

Tornado relief

Trinity High School students and parents spent more than 14 hours Oct. 20 providing disaster relief aid to the Schack family in California, Ky. The group repaired fences, painted a barn and split and chain-sawed logs.
Trinity became connected with the Schack last spring, when the school partnered with Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Covington to “adopt” this small town, particularly the Shack family, whose farm was destroyed by the early March tornadoes, a news release from the school said.

State champs

Assumption High School held a victory celebration for its state championship volleyball team Oct. 29. This is the third straight state championship and 17 total for the school.

Essay winner

Caroline Hockenbury, a junior at Sacred Heart Academy, was named the winner of the “Promote Your School” essay contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Hockenbury earned a $500 college scholarship and the opportunity for her school to be featured in future college planning materials by KHEAA.
The essay contest topic, “What is the biggest challenge high school students face?” drew more than 200 entries from 67 high schools across the state, a news release from KHEAA said.

Player of the Year

Kristin Matula, a senior at Sacred Heart Academy and co-captain for the 2012 Kentucky state championship field hockey team, was chosen as the 2012 Kentucky Miss Field Hockey.
Matula has verbally committed to play field hockey for Michigan State University.

Living rosary

Students from St. Mary Academy participated in a living rosary Oct. 30 at the school in Prospect, Ky.


Sacred Heart School for the Arts will present “Alice in Wonderland” Nov. 15 at 10 a.m., Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ursuline Arts Center, building #5 on the Ursuline Campus, 3105 Lexington Road.
Tickets for the Nov. 15 show are $4. Tickets for the Nov. 16 and 17 performances are $5 for students and senior citizens and $8 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the door.

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