Vocation Essay Winners

Vocations Essay Contest Winners

Thank you to all of the participants in the 2019 Vocations Essay Contest. The theme was: How have your heroes inspired you to build the Kingdom of God? The essays were beautiful tributes to the saints, priests, school and church staff and family members who serve as inspiring models of faith to the children and youth of our parish.

College: Lana Kaczmarek (Stetson University).  High School: Tied for First Place-Sallie Panchookian, Gr. 10 (Winter Park High School) and Emily Smith, Gr. 10 (Bishop Moore Catholic High School); Second Place, Laurence Barnes, Gr. 11 (Winter Park High School). 

Winners from St. Margaret Mary Catholic School

Gr. 7-8: Nayla Jimenez, first; Heath Jehu, second; Aidan White, third; Riley Staudt, Honorable Mention.

Gr. 5-6: Ava Marin, first; Julia Gardner, second; Chloe Ramos, third; Chloe O’Connell, Honorable Mention.