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Here Are the Winners of The Diocesan Religion Bee

Regional winners from Brooklyn and Queens competed in the Diocesan Religion Bee at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, May 8. Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez, presented awards to the winners.

Here are the winners according to grade level:

Academies and Catholic Schools

Grade Levels 3-5

First – Nickolas Talusan, Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy, Jamaica

Second – Ariana Ayala, St. Ephrem School, Dyker Heights

Third – Ryan Murano, Good Shepherd Catholic Academy, Marine Park

Honorable Mention – Raniel Pasaoa, Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy

Grade Levels 6-8

First – Ann Torres, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy, Forest Hills

Second – Daelyn Pena, St. Brigid Catholic Academy, Bushwick

Third – Scarlett Cordero, St. Brigid Catholic Academy

Honorable Mention – Ana Mauro, St. Luke, Whitestone

Parish Religious Education Programs

Grades Three to Five

First – Mateusz Saczko, St. Adalbert, Elmhurst

Second – Joseph Torre, St. Adalbert, Elmhurst

Third – Christopher Perez, St. Michael, Flushing

Honorable Mention – Shane Aird, Christ the King, Springfield Gardens

Grades Six to Eight

Allen Nieva, St. Adalbert, Elmhurst

Second – Sara Flores, Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park

Third – Shanyla Desamours, Christ the King, Springfield Gardens

Honorable Mention – Christopher Sanon, Christ the King, Springfield Gardens

Nelsa Elias of the diocesan Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis coordinated the event. The judges were Father Joseph Gibino, coordinator of the diocesan secretariat; Robert Caldera, diocesan director of CYO; Annmarie Creighton of the CYO Office; and Barbara McArdle, assistant superintendent for Catholic Identity, Catholic Schools Office.

Anna Ferraiuolo represented Sadlier, Inc., the main sponsor.

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