Sacred Heart, KCHS feature Medalists of Honor in programs

Service and sacrifice are themes as distinguished veterans lead assemblies, visit classrooms Students from Catholic elementary schools and Knoxville Catholic High School heard stories of courage, honor, and sacrifice as Medal of Honor recipients, in town for a national convention, spent time with them Sept. 12. All of the speakers …

Medal of Honor recipients meet Diocese of Knoxville students

By Dan McWilliams Students from Catholic elementary schools and Knoxville Catholic High School heard stories of courage, honor, and sacrifice as Medal of Honor recipients, in town for a national convention, spent time with them Sept. 12. All of the speakers arrived by helicopter, including retired Army Staff Sgt. Leroy …

Father Kapuan to receive posthumous Medal of Honor

WICHITA, Kan. (CAN/EWTN News)—Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun will be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on April 11, prompting excitement from those who know of the U.S. Army chaplain’s heroic service in prison camps during the Korean War, where he died. “Like everybody else, I think it’s great …