Senior Jordan McCoy and sophomore Maxwell Voltz each earned first-place distinction to lead a strong St. Thomas showing at the 13th annual University of St. Thomas/Archdiocesan Essay Contest. Freshman Grayson Drinkard was recognized with a second-place result, while freshmen Christopher Ezuede and John William Gardner received third-place merit, and junior Juan Castillo received third place in the contest. Students were honored at an awards ceremony and mass celebrated by Galveston-Houston archbishop Cardinal Daniel DiNardo at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Pictured (front row, from left) are Drinkard, Castillo, Voltz, McCoy, Gardner; (back row) assistant principal Mary Criaco, Ezuede and dean of theology Jenny McConnell.
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