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Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:34 PM


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DELPHOS — Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus recognized the three winners of its annual essay contest “My View of Patriotism” on Thursday night, which included Timothy Hoersten and Jacob Csukker of St. John’s High School and Kyle Williams of Lincolnview High School.

Each were awarded a $100 cash prize. A total of 62 essays were submitted from seniors from 18 area high schools.

Hoersten is the son of Arnold and Rosanne Hoersten.

He is involved in many church, community and school activities including: server, greeter and Eucharistic Minister at St. John’s the Evangelist Church; is a member of Columbian Squires, Boy Scouts, Up to the Challenge, Beyond Expectations, Abilities Baseball and is a 3rd-Degree Knight of Columbus.

Hoersten is also a member of the school’s golf and baseball teams, carries a 3.3 GPA and plans on attending Ohio Northern University.

Csukker is the son of Gina Csukker.

He is busy with many church, community and school activities including: Mass server and greeter, Eucharistic Minister and Liturgy Team at St. John’s Evangelist Church; and is involved in monthly recycling, canal clean ups and Canal Days Bingo, Crespi Society, and Up to the Challenge.

Csukker is a member of Student Council and the basketball and track teams, participated in scholastic bowls, carries a 3.2 GPA and plans on attending the University of Dayton.

Williams is the son of Nick and Lori Williams.

He participates in many church, community and school activities, including: running the sound board for church services and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) at Zion Christian Union Church; is a member of 4-H Club, Special Olympics, Parent Teacher Conferences and community trash pick-up. He is a member of the high school basketball and baseball teams; Spanish, Science and Beta clubs; marching band; National Honor Society and Agents of Change.

Williams carries a 3.8 GPA and is undecided on a college.


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