Youth Events

Youth for Food

Young people at St. Bernadette and Immaculate Conception churches and the youth of Watkins Methodist Church, collected food for Eastern Area Community Ministries (EACM) as part of the 19th annual Youth for Food collection.

Youth for Food is held in conjunction with the Boys Scouts of America’s “Scouting for Food” and in cooperation with the Dare to Care food drive. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, along with student groups and other youth at St. Bernadette and Immaculate Conception churches distributed flyers in neighborhoods Nov. 10. The flyers asked residents to set out canned good and non-perishable food items on Nov. 17. The young people returned to the same neighborhoods, picked up the food donations and took them to EACM.

Letters of intent

  • Nine Sacred Heart Academy seniors signed letters of intent Nov. 14 to play college athletics. They are: Katie Page (golf), Southern Methodist University; Melissa Hammer (softball), Bellarmine University; Olivia Russell (softball), Bellarmine University; Katie Bradley (volleyball), Lipscomb University; Kristen Brashear (volleyball), University of Mississippi; Allie Kellerman (volleyball), Marshall University; Emily McDaniel (volleyball), Bellarmine University; Bridget McConnell (volleyball), Northern Kentucky University; and Madison Wessing (volleyball), University of Tennessee at Martin.
  • Blake Burger, a senior at Trinity High School, signed a national letter of intent Nov. 19 to play lacrosse at Monmouth University.


Trinity High School senior soccer player Chris Hubbard has been named an All-American. Hubbard will play for the West Squad in the second annual High School All-American game in Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 8. Hubbard is one of five players from Kentucky and one of about 100 players nationwide named to the team, a news release from Trinity said. Hubbard will attend the University of Notre Dame next fall on a soccer scholarship.

Banner unveiling

Two Sacred Heart Academy alumnae who are Olympians returned to the school for an Olympic banner unveiling. Mary T. Meagher Plant, a 1983 alumna and Caroline Burckle, a 2004 alumna, were at the school for the special assembly Nov. 15. Plant won a gold medal in the 100-meter butterfly in 1984, a gold and bronze in the 200-meter butterfly in 1984 and 1988 respectively. She also won gold and silver medals in the 4 x 100 medley relay in 1984 and 1988. Burckle earned a bronze medal in 4 x 200 freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympics.

Food drive

Trinity High School has collected 195 pounds of food and $7,979 for the Dare to Care food bank, which works with more than 300 local service agencies to distribute food to those most in need.

Angel tree

St. Andrew Academy and St. Paul School participated in the annual “Coach P Angel Tree Jamboree” Nov. 17 at St. Andrew Academy. All proceeds from the eight basketball games went to the Angel Tree Project, a service project where individuals sponsor a child or family for Christmas. Each team from both of the southwest Louisville schools purchased Christmas gifts for a child or family.

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