Knights of Columbus

Council 12208

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The St. Ann Knights of Columbus Council No. 12208
Offering a limited number of $1000 scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2021.

The scholarship must pay for education in a university, college, junior college, trade or technical school, business
school or seminary. Monies are to be used for the fall 2021 and for the spring 2022 semester. Monies will
be released upon written confirmation of the student’s acceptance at the institution.

The applicant must be a member in good standing of St. Ann Catholic Church, La Vernia, TX. Therefore, attend
Mass at St. Ann regularly.

The application must be complete. The applicant cannot make any changes to the application. No substitutions
or additional material such as a resume will be accepted.

The DEADLINE for the application is Friday March 19, 2021. Envelopes post-marked after this date will not
be accepted.

Applicants will be notified of the interview dates by the Scholarship Committee. The selected applicants will be
notified within a few days of the interviews.  Applications MUST be MAILED to the post office box listed below. DO NOT RETURN YOUR application to the Church Office, the High School Office or any member of the St. Ann Knights of Columbus.

Mail application to:
St. Ann Knights of Columbus Council No. 12208
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 900
La Vernia, TX 78121

Complete the Application parts:
Information Page
Church Activities: list all church activities, awards and other recognitions.
School and community: list all activities, awards and other recognitions.
Official High School Transcript: Must have the signature of the counselor be imprinted with the official seal and placed in a sealed envelope.
One letter of recommendation: from an outside source such as Teacher, Priest, Employer, Knight of Columbus
member or school you will be attending.
Essay: your essay must be 250 words or less, doubled spaced, attached to the application. The topic of the Essay
must be: “How has your life as a Catholic prepared you for College life?”

Knights of Columbus - Council 12208

2020 - 2021 Officers

Clayton Border

Grand Knight

Michael Filoteo

Deputy Grand Knight

Mike Pioro


Kenneth Dodson


Theo Gerlich


Craig McDowell


John Kinkead


Chris Scheffler

Inside Guard

Pete Zigmond

Outside Guard

Michael Trainer

3rd Year Trustee

Mike McMahon

2nd Year Trustee

Ed Gorzell

1st Year Trustee

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