Students from McAuley wrote essays for the Knights of Columbus Essay Contest. The essays were written about the importance of religious freedom. In the sophomore division, Taylor Schiefelbein and Elizabeth Motazedi received 3rd place, Lainey Moran 2nd place, and Hannah Hilsabeck 1st place. Junior division winners were Nathan Taylor 2nd place and Maddy Szell 1st place. Senior division Connalee Churchwell 1st place.