Sunday, 12 January 2020 10:44

Keeping Christ in Christmas

EFFINGHAM — The Effingham Knights of Columbus Council held its 13th annual Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest this year and 340 posters were submitted. In addition to the age groups that go on for higher level judging, the Council also has a contest for children age 4 and under. The first-place winners of the other age groups were submitted for judging at the diocesan and state levels. The Council winners were presented their awards at a ceremony held on Dec. 18.

The winners were as follows:

Ages 4 and under

First place – Gracie Jo Miller

Second place – Russel Mammoser

Third place – Ava Buhnerkempe

Ages 5 to 7

First place – Alivia Lauritzen

Second place – Kate Chojnicki

Third place – Bryce Hayes

Ages 8 to 10

First place – Elle Keller

Second place – Addie Lauritzen

Third place – Cora Bierman

Ages 11 to 14

First place – Gracie Passalacqua

Second place – Gracie Haarman

Third place – Maggie Moeller