A History of the Council


It all started when...

  • February 11, 1992:  At the request of Father Thomas Crowley, Pastor of St. Hugh Church, State Deputy James Olivarri and other State Officers and Directors met with Father Crowley to discuss the formation of the new Knights of Columbus council at St. Hugh parish.
  • March 21-22, 1992: During the weekend Masses a team of State Officials made an information and recruitment presentation from the pulpit at all Masses and answered questions after Mass from prospective members.
  • April 2, 1992: An information meeting was held in Grenoble Hall, wherein thirty- seven Form-100s were received.
  • April 23, 1992: District Deputy Jean Dominque and District Warden Joseph Corso conducted a Formation Meeting in Grenoble Hall attended by Father Crowley and thirty-three(33) current Knights or prospective Knights.
  • May 6, 1992: St. Hugh Council was instituted at an Institution Meeting in Grenoble Hall. Of forty-six(46) charter members, twenty-six(26) received their First Degree conducted by the First Degree Team of St. Mary of the Assumption Council #9302.
  • September 19, 1992: The first official installation was conducted by District Deputy Marcellus LaFleur assisted by District Warden Ronald Shrader.

Past Knight/Family of the Year

Fraternal YearFamily of the YearKnight of the YearGrand Knight
1992-1993James and Vickie RagusaJames RagusaJoseph Griffith
1993-1994Lawrence and Leslie HilliardPaul RallJoseph Griffith
1994-1995James and Vickie RagusaNick PergolaLarry Buck
1995-1996Joseph and Ann GriffithDennis RileyJames Ragusa
1996-1997John and Gloria WinfreyMichael RousseauDavid Bevan
1997-1998John and Gloria WinfreyJames RagusaJohn Tizol
1998-1999Kamil and Carmen KaloushDavid LockwoodJohn Winfrey
1999-2000Sean and Rebecca BaileyMichael RousseauJohn Low
2000-2001John and Gloria WinfreyChuck HatcherPaul Sabol
2001-2002Sean and Rebecca BaileyAustin ConatyTom Trunk
2002-2003Sean and Rebecca BaileyJohn WinfreyTerrence Leid
2003-2004Matt and Debbie ThompsonAustin ConatySean Bailey
2004-2005Lawrence and Leslie HilliardJohn WinfreyDavid Lockwood
2005-2006Leslie, Eugene & Gloria Davies;
Jim and Theresa Hill;
Larry and Leslie Hilliard
Chuck HatcherAustin Conaty
2006-2007Sean and Rebecca BaileyChuck HatcherLarry Hilliard
2007-2008Tony and Kathleen IaconeJohn WinfreyLarry Yore
2008-2009Sean and Rebecca BaileySean BaileyRobert Hobble
2009-2010Sean and Rebecca BaileyThomas TrunkChris Emelife
2010-2011John and Gloria Winfrey
James Ragusa
William Donahue

John Winfrey
2012-2013   Damien and Mona Brennan David Pitts Larry Buck