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Knights Hold Free Throw Competition

 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Winners
Knights of Columbus Free Throw Winners
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Fourteen-year-old Ollie Anwah calmy stepped to the free throw line at the 2008 Council 10567 Free Throw competition and connected on 14 of 15 free throw attempts.

Anwah hit 13 straight before missing on his 14th attempt. He then capped off his stellar performance by draining his 14th free throw on the final 15th attempt.

Anwah's superb performance capped off a day of Free Throw competion in the Rev. Raymond J. Murrin Family Life Center in which winners were crowned in eight separate categories.

The Free Throw competition is an event held by Knights of Columbus councils throughout the world each year and is open to all boys and girls ages 10 to 14.

The Council 10567 Free Throw competition was organized by Council Youth Director Doug Blanchard with the assistance of his fellow Knights.

Winners were Fatima Vicente, 10-year-old girl; Adam Higginbotham, 10-year-old boy; Onyeka Anwah, 11-year-old girl; Jeffrey Blanchard, 11-year-old boy; Norma Vicente, 12-year-old girl; Zachary Brooklere, 12-year-old boy; Nwando Anwah, 13-year-old girl; Trey Collins, 13-year-old boy; Delaine Johnson, 14-year-old girl; and Ollie Anwah, 14-year-old boy.

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic lay organization. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families, and young people. With more than 1.7 million members in more than 13,000 Councils around the world, the Knights of Columbus annually donates more than $143 million and 68 million hours of service to charitable causes.

For more information on becoming a Knight, send an e-mail to knights@saintpatrickcc.com.

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