Each year Lourdes hosts this annual competition that local eight graders look forward to.This year students from Bishop Dunn, Holy Trinity, Nora Cronin Presentation Academy, Sacred Heart, St. Denis-St. Columba, St. Martin de Porres, St. Mary’s-Fishkill, St. Mary’s Wappingers and St. Peter’s competed. The competition covers subject matter in English, History, Mathematics, Religion, Science and the Visual Arts. Awards are presented to the top 3 in each subject and the top 3 schools overall.
In the last three years the following schools have won the overall competition:
2017 – St. Denis-St. Columba
2016 – St. Mary’s Fishkill
2015 – St. Denis St. Columba & St. Martin de Porres (TIE)
Mrs. Merryman remarked how schools across the board scored significantly higher than in past years, commenting, “Your teachers and principals should be so proud to see these results. You are all prepared for high school and will excel wherever you go.”
Congratulations to all the students who participated. Your work was outstanding!