St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction – 2021 Honorees

Special to the Message

Following is a complete list of the 52 young adults who received the St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction on March 7 at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. The list is arranged alphabetically by parish location.

Bishop Joseph M. Siegel, center, prays a blessing for the Diocese of Evansville’s St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction honorees after the March 7 Mass and awards presentations at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. The Message photo by Tim Lilley

Audrey Stallings, St. Clement, Boonville; Carter Beckman, St. Isidore Parish, Celestine; Trevor Buechler, St. Isidore Parish, Celestine; Briana Ibarra, St. Francis of Assisi, Dale; Liz Gehlhausen, St. Francis of Assisi, Dale; Elizabeth Blankenberger, St. John the Evangelist, Daylight; Luke Freeman, St. John the Evangelist, Daylight; Andi Flittner, Annunciation of the Lord, Evansville; Kyle Broeker, Annunciation of the Lord, Evansville; Joseph Liba, Corpus Christi, Evansville; Leah Richey, Corpus Christi, Evansville; Alejandro Velasco, Good Shepherd, Evansville; Sophia Kleiman, Good Shepherd, Evansville.

Also Joseph Kippes, Holy Redeemer, Evansville; Logan Titzer, Holy Redeemer, Evansville; Anna Clare Girten, Holy Rosary, Evansville; Jack Nichols, Holy Rosary, Evansville; Dawson Schroeder, Resurrection, Evansville. Nicholas Kirsch, Resurrection, Evansville; Ella Talley, St. Boniface, Evansville; Jacob Pierre, St. Boniface, Evansville; Ava Marie Hamilton, Christ the King, Ferdinand; Owen Rahman, Christ the King, Ferdinand; Blair Rexing, Holy Cross, Ft. Branch; Justin Bullock, Holy Cross, Ft. Branch; Max Stoll, St. James, Haubstadt.

Also Ryan Ziliak, St. James, Haubstadt; Landon Stoll, Sts. Peter & Paul, Haubstadt; Tierney Maurer, Sts. Peter & Paul, Haubstadt; Meredith Heim, St. Mary, Huntingburg; Aidan Blessinger, St. Mary, Huntingburg; Anna Hollinden, Precious Blood, Jasper; Avery Bartley, Precious Blood, Jasper; Amaya Knies, Saint Joseph, Jasper; Lauren Verkamp, Saint Joseph, Jasper; Sydney Grace Deno, St. Matthew, Mt. Vernon; Paul Edward Campbell, St. Matthew, Mt. Vernon; Hannah Wright, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; Maren Cathleen Logan, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh.

Also Alyssa Kempf, St. Philip, Posey County; Jessie Bacon, St. Philip, Posey County; Cole Hurt, St. Joseph, Princeton; Joseph Koberstein, St. Joseph, Princeton; Adam Guth, St. Bernard, Rockport; Shelby Braun, St. Bernard, Rockport; Madelyn Spindler, St. Bernard, Snake Run; Caden Betz, Divine Mercy, St. Anthony; Ethan Hall, Divine Mercy, St. Anthony; Charlie Niehaus, St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes; Lauren Carie, St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes; Margaret Bassler, Our Lady of Hope, Washington; and Maria Jose-Vicente, Our Lady of Hope, Washington.