Humphrey Awards ~ October 1, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The annual Humphrey event was held on Sunday, October 1st in historic St. Stephen Church.  The awardees this year were:  St. Barbara Parish ~ accepted by Fr. Joe Hilinski and St. Barbara parishioners, Third Federal Foundation ~ accepted by Mr. Kurt Karakul, and The House of Champions founding mothers ~ Sr. Karen Bohan,OSU, Sr. Mary Kay Conkey, OSU and Sr. Nanette Zeimet, SND.

The event began with a blessing by Fr. Robert Begin and a welcome from Mr. Tim Hofer.  Sr. Anne Maline, SND and Mrs. Mary Lou Toler, our Co-Directors, presented a State of the School Address followed by Sergio Harris, a 4th grade student at Metro Catholic.  Anne Unverzagt, Metro Catholic Advisory Board member and House of Champions Volunteer, also spoke about her relationship with Metro Catholic.  Everyone had a time of reflection while Mrs. Amanda Miller and our Handbell Ensemble played Aura Lee Traditional and Morning. Mary Beth Ions also played music while guests arrived and during the reception.

We would like to thank the following for making this a most special day:  Mr. Tim Hofer, Fr. Robert Begin, Sergio Harris and family, Anne Unverzagt, Mrs. Miller and the Handbell Ensemble, Mary Beth Ions and STT Video Multimedia Services.  A very special thanks to Rev. Caroli Shao, A.J. and the St. Stephen Church Community for their hospitality.  Thank you also to Kathy Brown and Latitude 41N for catering our reception and Dean's Greenhouse for the beautiful mums.

Fr. Robert Begin
Retired Pastor ~ St. Colman Church
Mr. Tim Hofer
Metro Catholic School Advisory Board Chair-Elect

Sergio Harris, grade 4
and his parents,
Carmen and Ronnie Harris
and his sister, Isabella
(his brother, not pictured, Ceasar)

Anne Unverzagt
Metro Catholic Advisory Board member
and House of Champions volunteer


Mrs. Amanda Miller
and the
Handbell Ensemble

Fr. Joe Hilinski
and parishioners from
St. Barbara Parish
   Mr. Kurt Karakul
Third Federal Foundation 
House of Champions
Founding Mothers
Sr. Nanette Zeimet, SND
Sr. Mary Kay Conkey, OSU
Sr. Karen Bohan, OSU
  Mary Beth Ions
Joe Prada, Director of Advancement,
his wife, Angela and
Fr. Robert Begin