School Notes: Zoos, archers and scholarships


St. Anthony students bring zoo animals home … sort of

GREENVILLE—St. Anthony of Padua School received a grant from The Metropolitan Arts Council recently that helped provide an “art-tastic” trip to the Greenville Zoo for the€ fifth- and sixth-graders. Out€fitted with sketchbooks provided by the grant, the children practiced a technique called “en plein air” or in the open air, and sketched the animals they saw.

Archers hit the mark for nationals

DIOCESE—Students from Bishop England High School in Charleston and Divine Redeemer in Hanahan were right on target at the National Archery in the Schools Program tournament held in Columbia recently.

Holly Hildenbrand, a senior at Bishop England, won the $1,000 scholarship at the tournament with the highest score for senior girls in the state. She will compete at the national competition in Kentucky on May 9.

Also, three archers from Divine Redeemer earned top marks to advance to the national competition. They are Mac Lambert and James Busche, both seventh-graders, and Michelle Lam, fourth grade.

Hudak, Lyons earn scholarships

GREENVILLE—Katie Hudak and Drew Lyons were chosen as the recipients of the St. Joseph’s Scholar Award.

This scholarship is awarded annually by St. Joseph’s Catholic School to two incoming freshmen for academic excellence. Katie is the daughter of Craig and Judy Hudak of Greenville. She currently attends St. Joseph’s and is a member of St. Mary Magdalene Church. Drew is the son of Bobby and Nikki Lyons of Gaffney. He currently attends St. Paul the Apostle in Spartanburg and is a member of Sacred Heart Church.

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