Alan Alimario to Receive Aquinas Medal

Alimario, AlanSenior Alan Alimario will receive the 2014 Aquinas  Medal from Bishop Bransfield at the 20th annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools on Sunday, April 6, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Alan was selected as the award winner by the faculty of Madonna High School and is one of twenty-eight students representing each catholic high school and grade school in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston.  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.  Immediately following Mass, the formal program will begin with a reception at the Morgantown Event Center and will conclude with a dinner and the presentations.

Congratulations, Alan!