LAKE CHARLES – Reed Falcon, an eight-year old parishioner of Christ the King Catholic Church, captured first place in the 2018 Vocation Drawing Contest of the Diocese of Lake Charles.

First place - Reed Falcon

More than 100 entries were received, according to Rev. Jeffrey Starkovich, vocaton director. Falcon’s first place drawing along with the second and third place choices – the former by Abrea Findley, a 10-year old parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vinton and the latter by Reece Trahan, a 10-year old parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a student at Our Lady’s Catholic School, both in in Sulphur. “We certainly want to thank all of those who contributed their drawings,” Father Starkovich said.

Second place - Abrea Findley

The contest was held in honor of World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday, April 22.

Third place - Reece Trahan

Falcon’s top entry, which was reproduced as a prayer card with the diocesan vocations prayer on the reverse, earned him $200 and will be distributed throughout the diocese. The second-place entrant received $100 with third place getting $50.