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Monday, February 04, 2013 3:39 PM

The Delphos Knights of Columbus Council 1362, in conjunction with the Ohio State Knights of Columbus, recently awarded the $1,000 “Christopher Fund Scholarship” for the 2012-13 school year to St. John’s High School senior Jessica Recker. “Jessica epitomizes the caliber of student St. John’s and our Catholic schools produce,” Scholarship Chairman Jerry Backus said. “Jessica is an excellent example to her classmates and underclassmen.” Recker, the daughter of Fred and Teresa Recker, currently carries a GPA of 4.0 and ranks first in a class of 75. She has been active in her church, serving as greeter, Mass server, church cantor, youth choir member and Eucharist minister, is on the Liturgy Team and a member of the CRESPI Society. She is also a member of the National Honor Society, was a Buckeye Girls State delegate, a Allen-Lima Youth Leadership member, a Mission Society member, served as sophomore class president, was a four-year member of pep band, concert band (first chair) and marching band (named Outstanding Musician of the Year) and recipient of the Lima Elks Student of the Month Award. She is a member of SADD and Junior Optimists and participates in basketball, golf and soccer. In the community, Recker participated in “40 Days for Life,” and the Delphos Canal Day’s Queen Pageant (3rd runner-up) and volunteers at Stadium Park, Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima and the Delphos Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. She completed her junior service at Vancrest Assisted Living Center. (Submitted photo)



Last Updated on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:38 PM

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