News from Catholic schools

By Catholic Review Staff

Catholic schools partner for a field day
School of the Incarnation in Gambrills and Archbishop Borders School in Highlandtown partnered May 14 for field day.
Nearly 50 National Junior Honor Society students from Incarnation helped to host a field day for 90 students from Archbishop Borders – on a day off from school, according to information from Incarnation.
Incarnation students were group leaders and station managers as Archbishop Borders students moved between eight stations, including a sack race, homerun derby, balloon volley and hockey golf.
Students practiced their Spanish-speaking skills be asking each other questions in Spanish. Archbishop Borders is a dual-language school. 
“Our students will forever remember this,” said Cathy Marshall, principal of Archbishop Borders, in a statement.
Bishop Rozanski blesses St. John’s Catholic Prep chapel
Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski blessed St. John Catholic Prep’s chapel May 3 at its new Buckeystown building.
Students Amelia Clark and Godwin Igbinedion read from Scripture during the ceremony. Dawn Miller, campus minister, led the group in song.

Our Lady of Victory School teacher honored
Linda Judson, a middle school teacher at Our Lady of Victory School in Arbutus, was recently named middle school teacher of the year by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce, the school announced.

John Carroll alumna receives school award
Vickie Ensor Bands, a 1975 graduate of The John Carroll School in Bel Air, recently received the Rev. Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award, which is presented annually at commencement exercises and recognizes an alumni who demonstrates outstanding achievement and community service, according to information from John Carroll.
Bands, director of community outreach and executive director of Upper Chesapeake Health System’s primary care clinic, spoke at John Carroll’s commencement June 1. She is a parishioner of St. Margaret, Bel Air.
The award recipient exemplifies the Catholic values and philosophy of John Carroll, according to the school. The award is the highest honor John Carroll alumni can receive.   
John Carroll students inducted into Archbishop John Carroll Society
Sixteen students at The John Carroll School in Bel Air were inducted into the Archbishop John Carroll Service Honor Society April 25, the school announced. 
Founded in 2008 by Sister of St. Joseph Maryanne Zakreski, the honor society recognizes students for their ongoing generosity and for living the school’s mission, according to information from John Carroll. The society works to foster a dedicated spirit to direct and community service.
“God has a great love for the poor, the oppressed and the marginalized,” said Patti Murphy Dohn, the school’s campus minister who presented the awards, in a statement. “This theme, woven through sacred scripture, is also emphasized in Catholic social teaching.”
Students inducted have performed more than 100 service hours, according to information from John Carroll. 
The following sophomores were inducted: Samantha Wieczynski, Lauren Wenig, Austin Eiseman, Tyler Thomson, Jake Rosaschi, Taylor Cramer, Micaela Powers and Morgan Taylor. 
The following juniors were inducted: Mike Thomson, Amanda Spaeth, Hope Kelly, Kaitlyn Helmlinger, Emily Cassidy and Caitlin Wolfarth.
The following seniors were inducted: Carrie Dukes and Allison Sanphillipo.

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