Senior Adam Davis has been named the 2016 Aquinas Award Recipient from Madonna High School. Adam will be receiving the Aquinas Medal from Bishop Bransfield at the 22nd annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools on Sunday, April 17, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Adam was selected as the award winner by the faculty of Madonna High School. The award recognizes students for their outstanding qualities of faithful discipleship, academic excellence, leadership and service to the school, parish and community, reflecting the ideals of Catholic education epitomized by St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of students. It is the highest honor a student can receive from the diocese. The ceremony will begin with Bishop Bransfield celebrating Mass at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Morgantown at 10 a.m. and will conclude with a dinner and the presentations.
Adam is the son of Kevin and Mary Davis and brother to Amy. Adam has been a four year member of the football team and a three year letterman. Adam is the President of both the Pro-Life and Interact clubs. Outside of clubs Adam has attended extracurricular activities including Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership, Mountaineer Boys State, and Lend-A-Hand for Appalachia. Adam has been an altar server at St. Joseph the Worker Church since he was ten years old. He is also an active member of the Knights of Columbus. After graduation Adam plans to attend West Liberty University to pursue a major in secondary education.