On Sunday, July 31, 2011, we welcomed Sean Burke, our 2011 Peacemaking Essay contest winner, and his family. Sean is a 2011 graduate of Bellport High School, and will be attending Temple University, majoring in music education. He has a wide musical background, including piano solos, Jazz Band and trumpet. He has performed with Bellport Playcrafters and is the recipient of their Margaret W. Smith scholarship.
Hear Sean deliver his essay [7/31/2011 (AN: 213)]
This award is given annually by the Session of the Old South Haven Presbyterian Church, Brookhaven, NY, to a student at the Bellport High School for the best peacemaking essay, using funds from the church's Peacemaking Fund. Money in this Fund is the congregation's retained portion of the annual Presbyterian Church USA's Peacemaking Offering.