St. Theresa participants in art contest honored _lowres

Photo provided by Janis Ament -- Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Art Poster Contest state-level participants from St. Theresa Middle School gather for a photo Aug. 16 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Gonzales. From left are Knights of Columbus Council 2657 Deputy Grand Knight and youth director Larry Gainey, Zoe Soulier, Grand Knight Charles Amiot, Simone Moreau and Noelle DeFee. Not pictured is Jenna Tramonte.

St. Theresa Middle School students were honored at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Gonzales on Aug. 16 for placing at the diocesan and state levels of the Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Art Poster Contest.

Knights of Columbus Council 2657 awarded plaques to Jenna Tramonte, Simone Moreau, Noelle DeFee and Zoe Soulier for their winning efforts at the diocesan level.

Moreau’s, DeFee’s and Soulier’s posters went on to place at the state level, and the students received checks for their winning entries. Moreau took third place for ages 8 to 11 in the alcohol awareness division; DeFee took second place for ages 12 to 14 in the drug awareness division; and Soulier won first place for ages 12 to 14 in the alcohol awareness division.

Soulier’s artwork continued on for competition at the international level in the Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Art Contest.