Almost 700 attendees filled the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Connecticut, June 4 for the 34th Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction. The joyful, positive tone of the evening spread through the crowd as awards were given to persons who exemplify Christian values in their professional and personal lives.

Awardees were Jay Wright, Head Coach Villanova Men’s Basketball; Sharon Robinson, Author and Educational Consultant, Major League Baseball; Ray Andrewsen, General Manager, WQUN; Paul Polo, Senior Vice President, ACMT, Inc.; John Sullivan, Owner, Sullivan Brothers Remodeling, LLC; and Bob DeMayo, Boys Varsity Baseball Coach, North Haven High School. Recognition was also given to special guests, many local area coaches, and past honorees. See full program after the photo gallery below: