Scholarship Winner Eager for Truth: ‘Faithful Catholic Colleges Carry on the Fire of the Church’
Jace Griffith, a graduate of Idaho Falls High School in Idaho Falls, Idaho, was selected as the winner of The Cardinal Newman Society’s first annual Essay Scholarship Contest for Catholic college-bound students. Griffith will receive a $5,000 scholarship toward her education at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., this fall.
Griffith spoke with the Newman Society about why she chose a faithful Catholic college to continue her education, how Catholic college communities foster “stronger and better” friendships, and how her public school education inspired her to defend her faith.
The Cardinal Newman Society: You said in your winning essay that you trust “faithful