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Skvarla receives Spirit of Holy Cross Award at King’s

Lucyann Skvarla, a West Wyoming resident who since 1978 has served in various positions at King’s College, was recently selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, an annual recognition by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the critical importance lay people play in living out the vision and mission of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., to make God known, loved and served in education, parish and mission settings.

Skvarla began working in the faculty secretarial pool and subsequently served as secretary in the planning office and as associate director of institutional research. Her current post is executive assistant to the provost in the academic affairs office. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from King’s while working fulltime. Skvarla was honored recently at a dinner held at Moreau Court, the residence for members of the Holy Cross Congregation serving King’s and the local community. From left, are the Rev. Walter Jenkins, C.S.C., superior of the Holy Cross Congregation of priests and brothers at King’s College; Lucyann Skvarla, honoree, and the Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., King’s president.

Lokuta joins Philadelphia Catholic Social Services Board

Dupont native Fred Lokuta was appointed to the Philadelphia Catholic Social Services Board of Directors in December 2017. His term runs through December 2022.

Lokuta’s role is to represent the Developmental Programs Division of Philadelphia Catholic Social Services and help in achieving the organization’s mission to continue the work of Jesus by affirming, assisting and advocating for individuals, families and communities.Catholic Social Services exists to bring about a just and compassionate society where every individual is valued, families are healthy and strong, and communities are united in their commitment to the good of all.