Office for the New Evangelization of Youth and Young Adults award recipients


Middle School Awards

The ST. DOMINIC SAVIO AWARD is an Archdiocesan award presented to Middle School youth (6th-8th grade) who witness to their faith in the Lord Jesus by their commitment to serving the needs of their parish and/or school.

David Broderick, Immaculate Conception, Salem

Fiona Bruce-Baiden, St. Mary, Randolph

Mary Kate Clark, Our Lady of Lourdes, Brockton

Joe Corkery, Blessed Sacrament, Walpole

Michael Geraghty, St. Mary, Wrentham

Courtney Keyes, St. Christine, Marshfield

Suzy McNiff, St. Thomas, Millis

Kevin O'Shea, Immaculate Conception, Salem

Emily Riordan, Ursuline Academy, Dedham

Megan Rizza, St. Mary, Mansfield

Will Robertson, St. Edward, Medfield

Donovan Walls, St. Clare, Braintree

High School Awards

The DISCIPLESHIP AWARD is a Parish and Catholic School Service award presented to youth who respond to the call to discipleship through their example.

Sondra Almeida, Sacred Heart, Weymouth

Sophia Berardinelli, St. Francis of Assisi, Braintree

Thomas Bishop, St. Athanasius, Reading

Taylor Bonollo, St. Catherine of Siena, Norwood

Michael Broderick, Immaculate Conception, Salem

William Bursaw, St. Julia, Weston

Areli Caballero-Gonzalez, Sacred Heart, Newton

Brian Cadigan, St. Christine, Marshfield

Mackenzie Cartier, All Saints, Haverhill

Seamus Cassidy, St. Mary, Winchester

Meaghan Cloherty, Fontbonne Academy, Milton

Christopher Cogliano, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Westford

Brannon Connolly, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Westford

Andrew DiMaiti, St. Mary High School, Lynn

Jenna DiTullio, St. Mary, Winchester

Devanee Ebert, St. Athanasius, Reading

David Ebert, St. Athanasius, Reading

Ryan Egan, St. Mary, Randolph

Sophia Fabrizio, St. Mary High School, Lynn

Erin Fanikos, Sacred Heart, Weymouth

Elizabeth Foley, St. Joseph, Belmont

Christopher Garrett, St. Joseph, Belmont

Christopher Griebel, St. James, Salem

Mary Joseph, Ursuline Academy, Dedham

MaryEllen Krah, St. Edward, Medfield

Kristen Kurpiel, Sacred Heart, Lynn

Amy MacLure, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Westford

Emma Manning, Archbishop Williams High School, Braintree

Joseph Mirabile, St. Mary, Winchester

Maretta Morovitz, Fontbonne Academy, Milton

Catherine Murray, Sacred Heart, Lynn

Amanda Nagim-Williams, Fontbonne Academy, Milton

Helio Neto, St. Mary High School, Lynn

Daniel Nguyen, Archbishop Williams High School, Braintree

Elke Nordeen, St. Joseph, Wakefield

Robert Norton, Malden Catholic High School, Malden

Rachel O'Donnell, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Westford

Alex O'Donovan, Malden Catholic High School, Malden

Siobhan O'Malley, St. Christine, Marshfield

Candace Parks, Immaculate Conception, Revere

Samuel Perriello, Immaculate Conception, Weymouth

Alex Pham , All Saints, Haverhill

Emily Radziwon, Sacred Heart, Weymouth

Christopher Sing, St. Catherine of Siena, Norwood

Rachel Sulmonte, Ursuline Academy, Dedham

The CARDINAL'S YOUTH AWARD is an Archdiocesan Leadership award presented to outstanding young men and women who explicitly profess faith in the Lord Jesus in both word and deed, who are committed to their Church and school, who have made a strong contribution to Christian Service in these areas and beyond, and who are strong Catholic role models to their peers.

Robert Dee, St. James, Salem

Lily Gardner, Sacred Heart, Lynn | St. Mary High School, Lynn

Kathleen Grey, St. Catherine Siena, Norwood

William Henry, St. Joseph, Wakefield

Shannon Lydon, Ursuline Academy, Dedham

Megan Stacey, Immaculate Conception, Salem

Albert Tobias, St. Mary High School, Lynn

Ryan Wallace, Archbishop Williams High School, Braintree | St. Francis, Braintree

Mark Westerhoff, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Westford

The ST. TIMOTHY AWARD is the highest national recognition from the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry for a diocese to confer to a junior or senior high school youth who lives as a disciple of Christ, sets a positive example for other youth and adults, witnesses to their faith by exhibiting Catholic morals and integrity, demonstrates Gospel values through service to others, and exhibits Christian leadership in extraordinary ways in their parish, school, and community settings.

Elizabeth Abramo, St. Jude, Norfolk

Owen Smith, St. Catherine of Siena, Norwood

The LIGHT OF THE WORLD AWARD is a Parish and Catholic School Service award presented to ex-press appreciation and gratitude to adults who have demonstrated a commitment to serving young people and youth ministry.

Rachel Cesarini, Our Lady of Lourdes, Brockton

Evelyn Dusaban, St. Joseph, Malden

Frank Heitkamp, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Westford

Alex Kuznezov, St. Mary, Franklin

Bridget Lacefield, Sacred Heart, Bradford

Heidi Leavitt, Sacred Heart, Bradford

Marie Lucas, Christ the King, Brockton

Emma Mills, St. Mary, Winchester

Jennifer Moccia, St. Mary, Franklin

Kerry Payson, Our Lady of Sorrows, Sharon

Laura Peterson, Sacred Heart, Waltham

Manuela Santos, Our Lady of Lourdes, Brockton

William Shields, St. Mary, Winchester

Ellen Terry , St. Athanasius, Reading

Bernide Thermitus, St. Matthew, Dorchester

The ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON AWARD is an Archdiocesan Leadership award presented to lay people or religious brothers and sisters who exemplify the leadership qualities of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Jennifer Campagna, St. Athanasius, Reading

Chris Carmody, Immaculate Conception, Salem | St. Mary High School, Lynn

Marguerite Costa, Ursuline Academy, Dedham

Megan Guilfoil, Blessed Sacrament School, Walpole | St. Mary, Dedham

Lynne Jensen, St. Francis of Assisi, Braintree

The ST. DON BOSCO "FRIEND OF YOUTH" AWARD is given to a priest in recognition of his outstand-ing commitment, dedication and service to Middle School or High School youth

Rev. Mark Coiro, St. Mary, Holliston


The PILLARS OF FAITH AWARD is given to scouts who have completed all four of the Catholic Religious Emblems. These emblems are like Pillars of Faith supporting a Scout's development and appreciation of her/his Catholic Faith. This award is the highest religious recognition that a Scout can achieve while on the scouting trail

Elizabeth Abramo, St. Jude, Norfolk

Nicholas Terranova, St. Michael, North Andover


Girl Scout Awards

The ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON MEDAL recognizes the meritorious contributions of adults who serve Catholic youth through Girl Scouts.

Deb Abbott, St. Cecilia, Ashland

Brenda MacLeod, St. Luke, Belmont

The ST. ANNE MEDAL is the highest national recognition for adults who serve Catholic youth through Girl Scouts.

Msgr. Peter Conley, St. Jude, Norfolk

Marie Erwin, Holy Family, Rockland

Boy Scout Awards

The BRONZE PELICAN AWARD recognizes adults who have made significant contributions to the spiritual development of youth in scouting, particularly through the religious medal programs.

Lorraine Corbeil, St. Rita, Lowell

Roy Corbeil, St. Rita, Lowell

John Cuddy, St. Patrick, Lawrence

Ann Danby, St. John the Baptist, Quincy

Rev. David Lewis, St. Adelaide, Peabody

Rev. John MacInnis, St. John the Baptist, Peabody

Max St. Louis, St. Mary, Randolph

Grayce Troiano, Our Lady of the Assumption, Marshfield

Rev. Raymond Van De Moortell, St. Adelaide, Peabody

The ST. GEORGE EMBLEM identifies and gives the highest national recognition to members of the clergy and laity, scouters and non-scouters, who have made outstanding contributions to the spiritual development of Catholic youth in scouting.

Rich Carlson, St. Jerome, Weymouth

Frank Harrington, St. Adelaide, Peabody

Len Zandrow, Our Lady of Sorrows, Sharon


The ST. SEBASTIAN AWARD is an Archdiocesan award given to a man or women who has served the young in Athletics for a minimum of 5 years.

Robert Bucchino, Malden Catholic High School, Malden

The CYO HALL OF FAME AWARD is an Archdiocesan award for Coaches/Athletic Directors who have ministered to the youth for more than 10 years and have provided a valuable life experience for young athletes.

Scott Dixon, Our Lady of Assumption, Lynnfield

Daniel Leonard, Cheverus School, Malden

Patrick Sweeney, St. Mary, Melrose

The ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER AWARD is an Archdiocesan award presented adults who have served in the CYO community for 35 years or more.

Ken Foscaldo, St. Margaret Mary, Westwood

Kevin Lally , Gate of Heaven, South Boston

Frank Summa, Our Lady of Grace, Chelsea


The CHRISTIFIDELIS LAICI AWARD is a Parish Service award in memory of Brian Cody. This award is given to young adults who consistently promote, support and welcome others in parish young adult ministry.

Karm Syndia Augustin, St. Angela, Mattapan

Kimberly Bowler, Framingham State University, Framingham

The BLESSED PIER GIORGIO FRASSATI AWARD is an Archdiocesan Leadership award given to young adults and those who serve them. These individuals demonstrate a deep personal and communal faith that leads to a boldness, depth, charity, longevity, and joy that makes them a powerful witness of Christ to others reaching far beyond their parish and school.

Sunghyun Chloe Kim, Catholic Korean Community, Newton

The ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE AWARD is given to an adult who mentors young adults in the Catholic faith while demonstrating the love of Christ with a pure heart, a good conscience and a sincere faith.

Tom Lyman, St. John's Seminary, Brighton | St. Mary, Beverly

The BLESSED JOHN PAUL II AWARD is given to a priest in recognition of his outstanding commitment, dedication and service to young adults.

Rev. Michael Harrington, Office of Outreach and Cultural Diversity | Office of Vocations


The NORM PLANTE AWARD is given in honor of Norm, who was a Youth Minister from St. Pius V Parish in Lynn, to adults who provide valuable service to the ONE Team in order for us to achieve our mission.

Dcn. James and Mrs. Teresa Greer, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Plymouth

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