The Square Root of Pi....! John Gilson, Saint John the Baptist parishioner and student at Westlake High School, scored in the top 5 percent nationally on the American Mathematics Competition series of competitive math tests sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America.
Come Together! Mary Jo Tully, chancellor of the Portland Archdiocese, was named the "Ecumenist of the Year" by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, an umbrella group of Christian, Muslim and Jewish congregations, for her efforts in promoting unity and cooperation among religious groups.
Promotion! Monsignor Robert McGuckin, 68, a canon lawyer and director of the Institute of Tribunal Practice at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, has been named Bishop of the Diocese of Toowoomba, Australia.
Deep Thoughts! Tim Allen and Grace Best-Devereux, seniors at Judge Memorial Catholic High School, have been featured on the New York Times Learning Network, commenting on the article "On Love and Autism: Our Favorite Student."
Repeat All-Star! Judge’s Kyra McComas, a senior at Judge Memorial CHS, has been named to 2012 Utah High School Activities Association spring sports Academic All-State teams for girls’ golf.
Repeat Recognition! Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Sandy received its fifth National Promising Practice from The Character Education Partnership for its "My Refocus & Reflection" form.
Moving on Up! David Malloy, former USCCB general secretary, was ordained Bishop of the Diocese of Rockford on May 14.
Seeing Red! The Most Rev. William E. Lori was installed May 16 as the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.