Fr. John J. Dussman Council Knights of Columbus conducted their 31st Annual Spelling Bee at Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) in Glenview on Feb. 5. It consisted of 12 students from OLPH and 12 students from St. Catherine Laboure, also in Glenview.
First place was won by Lauren Aquino, a sixth grade student. Second place went to Mary Kate Vorisek, an eighth grade student and third place to Elizabeth Metzger, also an eighth grader. All are from OLPH. Other students competing from OLPH were Leo Brett, Jack Vorisek, Bridget Boyle, Jack Burke, Zoe Meier, Mary Clare Donnelly, Lianna Hoxha, Jack McKerr, and Giuseppe Inserra. Participants from St. Catherine Laboure were Anthony Aldurra, Joey Barisas, Angelo Mermigis, Michelle Omega, Chris Fox, Samantha McCarthy, Kim Enrile, Jessica Whalen, Gayathri Sanagaram, Janine Dias, and Kenneth Thykattil.