St. Joseph students win writing competition

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:50

    FLORIDA-Alexis Lucas of Chester, a seventh grade student at St. Joseph School/Florida, won the 2005 writing competition for the Archdiocese of New York, competing against students from counties all over the diocese, while J. McCall Papadopoulos of Florida tied with another student for second place on the county level. In the annual competition, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students compete within their respective counties, with winners moving on to the diocesan-wide competition. This year's topic was "How Can Youth Make the World a Better Place?" On June 16, Alexis and J. McCall were presented with plaques by Toni Kerins, director of the program and representative of the archdiocese.