It’s not often that media in our communities choose to focus on the distinctiveness of Catholic education, but when they do it is a great opportunity for us to highlight this story and share it with our friends and community.

The June 10th issue of the Chatham Daily News features a unique story about one student’s insight into the meaningful and spiritual experience of Catholic education. She wrote a poem about Catholic education for her school’s public speaking competition and was then invited to share it with the trustees of the St. Clair Catholic DSB.

“We are who we are, and we are content.  Being ourselves to the fullest extent,” said the Monsignor Uyen Catholic School student during one verse…

“It’s so wonderful when we’re shown that the students in our system do have a glimpse of what we’re trying to achieve,” exclaimed board vice-chairperson Carol Bryden following student Jocelyn McGlynn’s presentation.  Click here to read the entire article.

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