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Walsh Announces National Photo Contest in Celebration of Catholic Schools Week

What's New, 2013-01-24

Since 1974, the last week of January has marked the national observance of Catholic Schools Week.  This year’s theme "Catholic Schools Raise the Standards" focuses on three priorities that make our Catholic schools stand out from other educational institutions “Faith. Academics. Service.” 

Walsh University is proud to be a part of the Youngstown Diocese community which supports 8,000 students through 28 elementary and six secondary Catholic schools (including St. Thomas Aquinas and Central Catholic high schools in Stark County).  In addition, the Diocese provides services to more than 15,000 Catholic students not enrolled in parochial schools through parish religious education programs.

Celebrating Catholic Schools National Photo Contest

This year, to help celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2013, Walsh University is proud to announce "Celebrating Catholic Schools" a national photo contest for high school students across the country that will run January 27-March 31. Click here for details.

The winning photographer will receive a $500 grand prize. Two runners-up will each receive a $250 prize. In addition, the school with the winning photograph will receive a $500 grant for programming at the school.

To participate, students are asked to snap a photo that best captures what a Catholic education means to them. Submissions can be made by completing the form at www.walsh.edu/csw. A more complete outline of the contest terms can also be found on the website. A panel of judges will then select the photo that best embraces the spirit of the catholic Schools Week theme.