News & Announcements

Peter James Esparza as the December Youth of the Month 2023.

The Knights of Columbus council 1668 have designated Peter James Esparza as the December Youth of
the Month 2023.
PJ is a stellar student, creative musician, and champion athlete is this month’s youth of the month. In his
two years here at OLR, he has impressed his teachers, entertained his fellow students, and contributed
to the OLR State Championship Cross Country team. He has enjoyed his work in the Schola Choir and
the OLR Band and is playing the leading role of Captain Von Trapp in this year’s play –The Sound of
Music. Peter participates in the Youth Group Praise and Worship Band. This year he has joined the Jazz
Ensemble of Greenville. He is often seen at Adoration and has developed a strong prayer life. All his
accomplishments aside, Peter James has formed strong friendships here at OLR. His qualities of honesty,
piety, diligence and loyalty make him an outstanding representative of OLR. We are proud to nominate
this fine young man, Peter James Esparza, as youth of the month. His response to his nomination was
“call me PJ, that’s what my friends call me.”

October Youth of the Month

It a great pleasure to the KofC Youth of the month award for October to Abby Strelow.

Abby is First in many ways.  She has participated in the March for Life in January 2023, a classical pianist, long time Schola Choir member, sings in praise and worship band for youth group, has performed lead roles in the school plays, a varsity basketball player and has been awarded the prestigious National Merit Semifinalist award.  Congratulations Abby and well done.

September 2023 Youth of the Month- Madelyn Anders

It’s my pleasure to announce the Council 1668 Youth of the Month for September, 2023 – Madelyn
Anders. is a Senior at Our Lady of the Rosary Classical Upper School. Madelyn is a leader at school and
is an A student. She participates in basketball, and cross county. She is a key member of the Schola
Choir and a Reader at the school mass. She has been involved with many school mission day activities.
Madelyn was cast in a key role in the school play Sense and Sensibility in May 2023. She was also at the
March for Life in January 2023.