The Office of Vocations and Face Forward are now accepting applications for the 2017 Service Awards. This is the fifth year for the awards which are offered to all students in the Columbus Diocese grades 8–12. Two $500 awards will be given based on a short essay and their level of parish involvement and service to the community. Entries can be submitted from April 1 – May 19th .
Director of Vocations, Father Paul Noble, will select the two winners on May 31st live on the Face Forward Facebook page. The recipients of the 2016 Service Awards were Patrick Sprigler and Joseph Seidensticker, both from St. Charles Preparatory Academy.
“We are pleased to offer this opportunity for all of the young people in the diocese. The awards are available to all students, whether public, private or home schooled. We encourage all students to take advantage of this opportunity and be rewarded for their outstanding service to their parishes and communities.” – Father Paul Noble, Director of Vocations.