HOLY REDEEMER STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ESSAY CONTEST-Holy Redeemer students participated in the 2016 Knights of Columbus Essay Contest sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Council 11901 of All Saints Parish, Plymouth. Writing on the theme “The Importance of Religious Freedom,” students were encouraged to explore the challenges faced, the importance of religious freedom, and the role of Catholics in political life. The contest opens the doors of young minds, enabling the entrants to be creative, thoughtful and introspective in their work. It is open to students in grades 8 through 12. Participants in the contest, shown front from left: Valerie Soto, Mountaintop; Abbey Zim, Katelyn Vols, Mountaintop; Madison Partlow, Maddie Lewis, Bailey Flannery, Mary Strunk. Row two: Jenna Biago, McKenna Dolan, Olivia Zablocky, Bianca Mazzarella, Sarah Liskowicz, Taylor Josefowicz, Mountaintop; Kyra Krzywicki. Back: Mrs. Mary Finkernagel, faculty advisor; Will Siejna, Declan Evans, Christian Holmes, Larry Corridoni, Ryan Bella, Adam Mahler, Mountaintop; George Strish, Mountaintop.