Robert J. Joyce, III of Avoca was the recent recipient of this year’s Monsignor John H. Lewis Leadership and Athletic Award from Our Lady of Peace School, Clarks Green.
This award was presented at the O.L.P. Sports Banquet held April 28 at Montdale Country Club. Monsignor John H. Lewis and Jane Quinn, principal of the school, were on hand to make the presentation to this eighth grade student.
Robert, who is a member of the baseball and basketball teams, completes numerous community service, school and church related activities. He also participates in the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Program and attends Seminars at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Joyce was named an Ignatian Scholar, based upon superior achievement on the recent Scranton Preparatory School scholarship Entrance Exam. He plans to attend Scranton Prep as a member of the freshman class this Fall.
Robert is the son of Noreen and Robert Joyce Jr. of Avoca. His sister, Bridgeen, is a seventh grade student at Our Lady of Peace School. He is the paternal grandson of Eleanor and Robert Joyce, Sr., of Avoca and the maternal grandson of Mary Nixon and the late James Nixon of Scranton.