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Marmion senior receives St. Timothy Youth Award

Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

Timothy Rydecki of Somonauk was among the nine members of Marmion Academy’s class of 2014 to receive the St. Timothy Youth Award.

The St. Timothy Youth Award is a national recognition award given to youth by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry in collaboration with the Diocese of Rockford Catholic Education Office. It is the highest recognition from the NFCYM to a high school teen who demonstrates the following qualities: Lives as a disciple of Christ, setting a positive example for other youth; witnesses to their faith by exhibiting Catholic morals and integrity; demonstrates Gospel values through service to others; exhibits Christian leadership in their school and community settings.

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