Oratorical Festival 2016

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:
Sara Vucic
Jovana Stanojevic
Milica Videnovic

From St. Elijah, Merrillville Indiana:
Jakob Delic

From St. Nikola, Chicago:
Danijela Radunovic

From St. Basil of Ostrog, Lake Forest Illinois:
Gabriella Veljkovic
Ivana Bozic
Luka Pavlakis

We also take the opportunity to thank our wonderful Judges:
Hieromonk Alexei
Dn. Joseph Appling
Arita Damroze

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

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