Holy Ghost Catholic School, in Hammond, presented several awards during Catholic Schools’ Week.
Sarah Graziano and Drew Milton, of Holy Ghost, were recognized as the recipients of the Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award during a Catholic Schools’ Week Mass. This award, voted on by the eighth grade students, recognizes a boy and a girl who exemplify the traits of a Christian student, according to a news release.
Rosy Cambre, right, is Holy Ghost Catholic School’s Teacher of the Year. Known as Senora Rosy, Cambre has taught Spanish for 15 years. She has sponsored the Spanish Club and Student Council. Cambre was voted to receive this award from her peers.
Jenny Brown, art teacher, was presented the Wilson-Wells Teaching Award. Established in 1974 by an anonymous family to express their gratitude for the years their children spent at the school, the award recognizes one teacher each year for directing the moral and social values of students, acknowledging and respecting the administrative policy of the school and demonstrating leadership. Chosen by her co-workers, Brown has taught at Holy Ghost for seven years and is the sponsor of the Art Club.
Melissa Morrison received the Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award for staff. Morrison is an instructional coach.
Dawn Anderson received the the Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award for faculty. Anderson teaches third-grade religion and social studies.
The Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award is designed to recognize people who demonstrate a true concern for fellow human beings regardless of race, religion or academic achievements. Voted on by co-workers, this award is given annually.
The teachers and staff were recognized during a breakfast Jan. 30.