The SJCS Big Five

Teacher of the Year Awards

are presented annually to one Middle School and one High School faculty member who demonstrate commitment and dedication to St. Joseph’s Catholic School, while exemplifying the spirit of teaching in all walks of life. The Deacon Robert Brady Middle School Excellence in Teaching Award recipient is selected by vote of the Eighth Grade Class, and the St. Joseph’s Catholic School High School Excellence in Teaching Award recipient is selected by vote of the Senior Class. The following teachers were honored:

• Middle School Excellence in Teaching Award Winner: Ryan Koon

• High School Excellence in Teaching Award Winner: Chuck Milteer

The Outstanding Christian Athlete Award

This award is presented annually to the graduating student-athlete who best embraces the mission and philosophy of St. Joseph’s, both on and off the playing field. Members of the senior class may nominate any senior athlete they feel is deserving of this award, whose names are then submitted to the Headmaster, with the recipient being selected by the coaches.

• Congratulations to Carter Powell

The Father Fox Award

This award, named in honor of Father Fox, the first priest to celebrate Mass regularly at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, is given annually to the senior who epitomizes the qualities of Christian charity and compassion. Members of the Senior Class may nominate any senior that they feel is deserving of this award, whose names are then submitted to the Headmaster, with the recipient being selected by faculty vote. The recipient delivers the salutatory address at graduation.

• Congratulations to Lauren Jones

The “Redemptoris Custos” Award

This award is given annually to the senior who excels in scholarship, Christian leadership, and service, and who best exemplifies the virtues of St. Joseph and the principles upon which the school was founded. This is the highest honor a student may receive at St. Joseph’s Catholic School. Members of the Senior Class may nominate any senior that they feel is deserving of this award, whose names are then submitted to the Headmaster, with the recipient being selected by faculty vote. Redemptoris Custos is the Latin title for St. Joseph, meaning Guardian of the Redeemer. The recipient delivers the farewell address at graduation.

• Congratulations to Hannah White