The American Legion Awards for Scholarship and Citizenship from Frank R. Kirk Post 145 were awarded to 8th graders Matthew McDevitt and Josie Bochcchio. The students reminded the recipients that the virtues of Honor, Courage, Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Americanism, which the award recognizes, are the foundation upon which our country was founded and are the virtues which must be fostered for our country to remain strong. Christian Leadership awards were presented to Grace Ravenstahl and Branden Snaidach. Recipients of both awards were chosen by vote of the students and the St. Philip Faculty. Emily Coll and Josie Bochcchio received the Principal’s Award for a perfect 4.0 average all 4 quarters this year. A reception for the students and their parents followed the graduation. The 19 graduates honored that night will attend Bishop Canevin, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Central Catholic, Canon MacmIllan, or Montour with 85% choosing Catholic High School.