Winners of the Discover Catholic Schools Drawing & Essay Contest Were Celebrated November 15 In honor of Discover Catholic Schools in New England (DCSNE), the Catholic Schools Office ran its second annual DCSNE Art & Essay Contest. More than 600 students submitted entries and the chosen winners — along with their parents, principal and teachers — attended a celebration at the Pastoral Center November 15. The 2019 winners are: Kindergarten: Elizabeth, Sacred Heart School-Early Childhood Center, Kingston Grade 1: Harlow, Saint Pius V School, Lynn Grade 2: Mia, Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy, Lower Mills Campus Grade 3: Kayla, Saint Patrick School, Stoneham Grade 4: Kaylei, Immaculate Conception School, Revere Grade 5: Cheyenne, Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy, Lower Mills Campus Grade 6: Jaysen, Sacred Heart, Roslindale Grade 7: Amia, Sacred Heart School, Roslindale Grade 8: Sara, Saint Monica School, Methuen Grade 11: Aniyah, Cristo Rey High School, Boston The contest had guidelines that were grade-level dependent: Kindergarten and Grade 1: Create a drawing with the theme “Mary is our Mother” Grades 2-3: Create a drawing or essay addressing “Who is your favorite Saint, and why?” Grades 4-8: Write an essay addressing “What happens when I pray the Rosary?" Grades 9-12: Create a work of art or write an essay addressing “We are all called to be Saints. What kind of Saint do you want to be?” DCSNE is an annual effort to encourage and inspire people to explore their local Catholic schools. During this special week in November, every diocese in New England celebrates Catholic Education and highlights the achievements of our schools. DCSNE focuses on enrollment, marketing, and encouraging new families to join the school community.