October 4, 2006

In a trip to Washington, D.C. on October 2, 2006, Bishop Curtis J. Guillory, SVD, accepted the 2006 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award from the National Catholic Educational Association, for the successes of the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Beaumont. Bishop Guillory said he accepts the award on behalf of the people of Southeast Texas.

For further information, see the news release from July 17: Southeast Texas Catholic Education Explodes Nationally.

Photos from the award event in Washington, D.C.:

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Bishop Curtis Guillory

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Pictured are Greg Thompson, a local Catholic education supporter who introduced the bishop; Philomena Baldwin, an eighth-grade student at St. Anthony Cathedral School, who received a Seton scholarship from NCEA; and Bishop Curtis Guillory.

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Photo by Eddie Arrossi