Emma Licsauer, an eighth-grade student at St. Christopher School in Somerton, has been named one of 35 Neumann Scholars in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 123 elementary schools and will receive free tuition to the Archdiocesan high school of her choice. Anne Hileman, senior program officer and scholarship programs coordinator at the Connelly Foundation, visited St. Christopher School on Dec. 8 to announce the award.
The 30 teachers at St. Christopher School in Somerton continued an annual tradition by donating baby items to support mothers and babies at the Blessed Margaret of Castello Home for Crisis Pregnancies in Bensalem.
Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.
For years, Kathleen Thompson and her colleagues at St. Christopher School in Somerton taught their students to be stewards of the community, particularly the less fortunate and distressed folks who live there.