Congratulations to Ryan Shiflett and Joey Richardson who became First Degree Knights of Columbus during an exemplification ceremony on Tuesday, June 16 in the Knights room at St. Patrick.
Ryan is the son of Brother Knight Matt Shiflett. He attends John Carroll Catholic High School. Joey is the son of Brother Knight Joe Richardson. He works at ABC Auto Parts and has three children: Jacob, 14; Ethan, 10; and Lily, 3.
The Council 10567 First Degree team conducted the exemplification. The team includes Larry Cannon, Gaeton Conte, Don Cannon, Dwight Ingram, Joseph Conte, and Dale Blanchard.
The First Degree was done in honor of Council 10567 Chaplain and St. Patrick Pastor Father Vernon Huguley.
Dignitaries on hand were State Deputy Pete Parrish, District Deputy Robert Rigsby, Field Agent Leo Romanick and Council 10567 Grand Knight Gerald Kiker.
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic lay organization. We are celebrated for standing in solidarity with our priests and bishops and for our unwavering support for life. We provide members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families, and young people. With more than 1.8 million members in more than 14,000 Councils around the world, the Knights of Columbus annually donates more than $150 million and 70 million hours of service to charitable causes.
For more information on becoming a Knight, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shown (seated l-r) State Deputy Pete Parrish, Ryan Shiflett, Joey Richardson, District Deputy Robert Rigsby, and (back row l-r) Gaeton Conte, Larry Cannon, Joseph Conte, Field Agent Leo Romanick, Council 10567 Grand Knight Gerald Kiker, Dale Blanchard, Don Cannon, and Dwight Ingram.