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Union Catholic High School Students and Local Knights of Columbus Heading to D.C. March For Life

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March for Life takes place in Washington, DC, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017.
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Seventeen students from Union Catholic High School will head to Washington, D.C. on Friday for the 44th annual March For Life along with members of the Knights of Columbus of St. Bartholomew and Immaculate Heart of Mary parishes. The March began in Washington, D.C., is the largest pro-life event in the world. 

The Union Catholic students in the Students For Humanity Club who will participate in the March For Life are: 

  • Mervin Alexander,
  • Kwaku Ampadu,
  • Johnnie Antonucci,
  • Paul Armento,
  • Oluwafemi Asenuga,
  • Alexa Bernatowicz,
  • Nicole Campos,
  • Kai Chiang,
  • Joseph Coughlin,
  • Jordan Flint,
  • Rick Maxis,
  • Thomas O'Neill,
  • Victoria Pepper,
  • Sofia Rama,
  • Ben Rizzo,
  • Megan Rodriguez, and
  • Luis Umana.
The Right to Life March is scheduled to begin with a musical opening with a rally to follow at 12:00 p.m on the grounds of the Washington Monument. The March will commence on Constitution Avenue between 15th and 17th Streets at 1:00 p.m. Speakers include Kellyanne Conway, Senior Counselor to President Trump, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, Abby Johnson, Former Planned Parenthood Director and founder of “And Then There Were None”, and U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ).

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