ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST COUNCIL # 10232
KNIGHTS OF THE MONTH

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April 2024

SK Stephen Moeller

Council 10232 recognizes Sir Knight Stephen Moeller as the Knight of the Month for April. SK Moeller has selflessly served as the Council Recorder, producing comprehensive meeting notes for the Council’s Business and Fraternal COR meetings. He also has served in Assembly Honor Guard duties. Well done, Stephen! (Pictured: Deputy Grand Knight SK Craig Priebe presenting a certificate to SK Stephen Moeller.)


March 2024

Aaron Mebane

Council 10232 recognizes Brother Aaron Mebane as the Knight of the Month for March. Brother Mebane selflessly responded to every request for help and assistance during the Council’s Lenten Fish Fries, whether it was to help cook and prepare food, serve, replenish the serving lines, or cleaning up the kitchen and the Parish Hall. Well done, Aaron!


February 2024

Brother Bryan Klump

Council 10232 recognizes Brother Brian Klump as the Knight of the Month for February. Brother Klump actively participated in helping set up the Parish Hall for the first two Fish Fries, helped serve Fish Fry customers and then jumped in to help clean up the many pans and utensils used to prepare and serve the meal. Congratulations, Brian!


January 2024

Brother Nick Selig

Council 10232 recognizes Brother Nick Selig as the Knight of the Month for January. Brother Selig is one of the many avid pro-life advocates and participants in our Council’s Right to Life and Aid & Support After Pregnancy (ASAP) activities. He participated in the Diocese of Birmingham’s Mass for Life & Prayer Vigil, and coordinates our support to the Huntsville Pregnancy Resource Center


December 2023

SK Carlos Fernandez

Council 10232 recognizes Sir Knight (SK) Carlos Fernandez as the Knight of the Month for December. SK Fernandez has always been the first to respond for help and assistance. Besides being the Council Chancellor, he also leads the Parish Intercessory Prayer Group. Carlos was instrumental in the success of the December Knights Night Out, arranging for the main course. Congratulations, Carlos!


November 2023

SK Daniel Ward

Council 10232 recognizes Sir Knight (SK) Daniel Ward as the Knight of the Month for November for his leadership in conducting and making the Council’s Metal For Mothers Drive a success. Under his leadership, the Council collected and turned in assorted aluminum and metals for recycling that raised about $500 for the Athens Women’s Resource Center as part of the K of C Aid and Support After Pregnancy (ASAP) initiative.


October 2023

SK Robert (Bob) Ellerbrock

Council 10232 recognizes Sir Knight (SK) Robert (Bob) Ellerbrock as the Knight of the Month for October, 2023. While there were several Brother Knights who unselfishly volunteered their time and effort to the many Council activities that required assistance in October, Bob was one of only two who came out to assist in conducting the Council and District 20 Soccer Challenge. Congratulations, Bob!


September 2023

SK Michael Jones

Council 10232 recognizes Sir Knight (SK) Michael Jones as the Knight of the Month for September, 2023. Mike has consistently provided landscape assistance to SK Joe Prince, a Brother in need. He has also sculpted coffee mug sets with the K of C emblem on them that have been used as prizes for periodic raffles at Council meetings. Congratulation SK Mike Jones! Well done!


August 2023

Brother Michael Mai

Council 10232 recognizes Brother Michael Mai as its Knight of the Month for August. Mike unselfishly responded to calls for assistance over the past couple of months, helping another Brother with moving furniture and assisting several Brothers with removing all the tables, chairs and items from the Basement Hall, Knights Room, and All-Purpose Room in preparation for floor cleaning and waxing


July 2023

SK Larry Burke

Council 10232 is proud to recognize Brother (Sir Knight) Lawrence (Larry) Burke as the Knight of the Month for July. As the new Council Treasurer, he ensured the Council’s balance sheet, income and cash flow statements were accurate and reported on time. Larry also assists SK Ron Belz in running and conducting the Council’s Bi-monthly SK John Horch Memorial Blood Drives, which have consistently exceeded American Red Cross blood collection goals.


June 2023

SK Craig Priebe

Council 10232 is proud and honored to recognize Brother (Sir Knight) Craig Priebe as the Knight of the Month for June. As the Recorder for Council 10232, Craig consistently produced detailed comprehensive meeting minutes for the Council’s Business and Fraternal meetings in a timely manner. He also produces and edits the monthly “Lancer” newsletter, is a regular participant in St. John’s Intercessory Prayer Group weekly prayer sessions, and is a member and guitar accompanist in St. John's Adult Choir.


May 2023

Sir Knight Robert (Bob) Easton

Council 10232 is proud and honored to recognize Brother (Sir Knight) Robert (Bob) Easton as the Knight of the Month for May. Bob assisted in several projects, including the JP II High School Freshman Orientation BBQ, the Grand Knight’s request for help with a fence project and the request for help moving the Dagmar Covington family. He’s also Ms. Leslie Harris’ “go to” person when she needs support in the Parish Hall kitchen for funerals, weddings, or special events.


April 2023

Joe Velasquez

Council 10232 is proud and honored to recognize Brother Joe Velasquez as the Knight of the Month for April. Brother Joe is the Council’s Life Program Activities Director and is a regular participant at the abortuary prayer rallies and annual Life Mass, March, and Witness Rally in Birmingham. He also helps the Plummers get to meetings and elsewhere. Congratulations Joe!


March 2023

SK James Cook

Council 10232 recognizes Sir Knight James Cook as the Knight of the Month for March 2023. James continued to take a very active role in all of the Council’s activities for the month of March, and played a critical role in recruiting a number of prospective candidates and leading a couple of them to Knighthood in Council 10232.


February 2023

Tom O'Donnell

Brother Tom O’Donnell took the lead in coordinating needed support from the Council with the North
Alabama Special Olympics Coordinator for two bowling events in February. He also coordinated support for and conducted the annual Free Throw competition, which required the use of an alternate location, the St. John Paul II High School gymnasium, due to flooding damage at St. John’s School gym.


January 2023

Joe McCarty

Sir Knight (SK) Joe McCarty, our Financial Secretary, does so much behind the scenes when it comes to keeping track of the council financials and audits. Joe
does an excellent job at that, the ultimate accounting professional. Additionally, he often
serves as a Lector at daily Mass, and as the Sacristan and Acolyte for the Wednesday Adoration and
evening Mass.


December 2022

Lawrence Burke

Sir Knight (SK) Larry Burke is recognized as the Knight of the Month for December for his work in helping SK Ron Belz with Blood Drives and other duties within the Council. He's also the Faithful Purser in Assembly 2420.


November 2022

Nick Selig

Brother Nick Selig contributed greatly to the success of the 5th Annual Tootsie Roll 5K Run/Walk Race in early November, jointly conducted by St. John the Baptist Council 10232 and Most Merciful Jesus Council 17519. As the Assistant Race Director, Nick helped coordinate all aspects of race from arranging for event sponsors, publicizing the event, arranging the pre-registration support, coordinating the event date, route, and logistic support with Madison city. His efforts were instrumental in achieving over a 100% growth in the number of registered race participants over the previous year. Over 390 people registered and 313 participated. Nick also spearheads the Madison Knights Running Club activities.


October 2022

Chris Pate

Brothers and Sir Knights James Cook and Chris Pate went above and beyond during the month of October in support of the Council’s Intellectual Disabilities Drive. Not only did both Knights support the Drives held at St. John’s following the weekend Masses, but they also encouraged donations during the John Horch Memorial Blood Drive on October 15th and while the Council ran the Concession Stand for the St. John Paul II High School football game on October 21st. The proceeds they collected during the blood drive were presented at the Council’s Fraternal Meeting.


October 2022

James Cook

Brothers and Sir Knights James Cook and Chris Pate went above and beyond during the month of October in support of the Council’s Intellectual Disabilities Drive. Not only did both Knights support the Drives held at St. John’s following the weekend Masses, but they also encouraged donations during the John Horch Memorial Blood Drive on October 15th and while the Council ran the Concession Stand for the St. John Paul II High School football game on October 21st. The proceeds they collected during the blood drive were presented at the Council’s Fraternal Meeting.


September 2022

Keaton Loper

Brother Keaton Loper is recognized as the Council’s Knight of the Month for September. A relatively new member, having joined earlier this year, Keaton donated the first year’s payment for the Council’s new website.


August 2022

Andrew Heller

Brother Andrew Heller has supported numerous events and activities, volunteering to help at the UAH Catholic Campus Ministry House and helping at the Concession Stand for the St. John Paul High School football game. He is also our Council liaison with our seminarians.


July 2022

Anwarul Haq

Brother Anwarul Haq spearheaded this Summer’s Knights’ Night Out activity, promoting attendance by Council Brothers and their families at a Trash Panda baseball game. He obtained admission tickets, arranged for food and refreshments, and coordinated Council and Assembly participation in unfurling a giant US flag and as the Color Guard for posting the Colors during the National Anthem,


June 2022

Paul Van Bellinghen

Brother Paul Van Bellinghen has attended many daily and Friday and Saturday Masses. He also aided at the CCM house work this past month and the Prayer Warrior Support for the past two quarters.


May 2022

Collins Hess


April 2022

Bob Ellerbrock


March 2022

Joe Szmuyko


February 2022

Em Bataille


January 2022

Charles Bundschu


December 2021

Fr Jay Cretella


November 2021

Nick Selig


September 2021

Andy Haq


September 2021

Craig Priebe


August 2021

Ron Belz


July 2021

Steven Broussard


June 2021

Chris Pate

 
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