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Valley East Schools Compete at Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition

Grade 4 student from Immaculate Conception, Sydney Hall, sets the ball in preparation for her free throw shot.

January 29, 2010 - Students from the Valley East area participated in the second level of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition on January 28, 2010. Students from Immaculate Conception, St. Anne, St. Mary as well as from other boards came together at Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School bringing all of their best "free throw skills" to win a chance to move on to the District Free Throw Championship. Students who came in first at their school level competition were invited to participate againstt the best of the best in the Valley area. Richard Rivais,a member of the Knights of Columbus, has been involved with this competition for the past ten years. Rivais was joined by other Knights including Yvan Gunville, Michael Frawley and Bernie Shank who helped run the event. The Knights also had Rivais' daughter Tracy Rivais and son-in-law Sean Preseau on hand to help with the running of the competition. The winners who placed first at this competition will participate at the District Championship. In the event that the first place winners are unable to compete, the second place winners are given the chance to participate at the final competition. Congratulations to all of our students who participated!

First place winners:
Sydney Hall - Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School
Riley Merrimen - Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School
Tessa Scoville - St. Anne Catholic Elementary School

Second place winners:
Britney Chevrier - St. Mary Catholic Elementary School
Nicholas Whissell - Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary
Jordan Connors - St. Anne Catholic Elementary School
Anthony Campioni - St. Anne Catholic Elementary School



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