Out of nine awesome essays, three were chosen to be presented to the diocesan assembly of the Midwest Diocese:
Jakob Delic – won first place
Ivana Bozic – second
Nina Kostic – third
On the same day the youth board was chosen. Following are the specific roles appointed by the diocesan youth director:
Ivana Bozic – President
Daniella Radunovic – First V. P.
Sara Vucic – Second V. P.
Nina Kostic – Senior member
Jakob Delic -Secretary
We are truly grateful to the parents, church school teachers and priests of all the participants.
Participants from Old Holy Resurrection, Chicago:
From St. Elijah, Merrillville Indiana:
From St. Nikola, Chicago:
From St. Basil of Ostrog, Lake Forest Illinois:
We also take the opportunity to thank our wonderful Judges:
Dn. Joseph Appling
Please look forward to these essays ( biographies and pictures) to appear in the Path of Orthodoxy.
An amazing event for which we are grateful to our Great God, our awesome Bishop Longin and members of the Diocesan Youth Department.
Dragan Petrovic- priest, Director of youth department for the New Gracanica Midwest Diocese