State Council News
Council 7736 Awards Eight $1000 Scholarships
Posted Jun 27, 2012
Knights of Columbus Council 7736 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Mansfield, Texas presented eight $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors of the parish. Scholarships were awarded after masses on June 3, 2012.
This is the sixth year the Knights of Council 7736 have presented scholarships to graduating high school seniors of the parish. Applicants were judge based on their academic record, extracurricular, community and church activities. Funds for the scholarship were raised through a scholarship raffle at the parish and many generous contributions from the members of the parish.
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men’s fraternal organization dedicated to the pursuit of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Council 7736 at St. Jude was founded in 1980 and presently has 189 brother Knights.
Shown in attached picture: Front Row: Joella Ibe, The seniors receiving scholarships were: Joella Ibe, Phil Wimmer, Michaela Heath, Aliana Ortega. Back Row: Grand Knight Bill Tillotson, Andrew Grossman, Nick Gravois, Father George Foley, Kevin Tillotson, Nick Hergenrother, Deputy Grand Knight Dave Tomlin.