Recognizing Excellence Gala 2023

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Recognizing Excellence Gala 2023

The successes of our Catholic schools and their students would not be possible without the selfless support of our committed educators, administrators, clergy, and lay partners in the community. This year, we are holding the Recognizing Excellence Gala at the Hilton Doubletree in Manchester on Friday Evening, June 23, 2023. We hope you will consider joining us at this exciting event when we will officially honor the Catholic School Teacher of the Year, Clergy of the Year, and our Community Partner of the Year.

Congratulations to the 2023 award winners:

Teacher of the Year Finalists:
Jean Colby, Mount Royal Academy North
Trish Palanski, Cardinal Lacroix Academy
Peggy Sica, Bishop Brady High School

Clergy Member of the Year:
Fr. Richard St. Louis, Holy Family Academy

Community Partner of the Year:
Marie Farren, St. Joseph Regional Catholic School


6:00 p.m. Hors D'Oeuvres

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program

DoubleTree by Hilton
700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH

semi-formal dress encouraged

RSVP requested no later than June 5

Come to support our 2023 nominees and winners.


St. John Baptiste de la Salle Award
Catholic School Teacher of the Year

St. Joseph the Worker Award
Community Partner of the Year

St. John Vianney Award
Clergy of the Year

We hope you will join us as we gather together for our annual celebration, recognizing the beloved teachers, administrators, clergy, and staff of our NH Catholic Schools.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Nancy at the Catholic Schools Office at (603) 663-0140. Thank you.

View photos from the 2022 Gala below.