Recruiting new members is essential to the continued growth and success of every council in the Knights of Columbus. This is especially true in college councils, as graduating members leave campus annually to seek employment, further their education and join new parishes. Offering a college man membership in the Knights of Columbus gives him the lifelong opportunity to improve his own life, his faith and his community.
This year, there was a tie for the Highest Net Gain in New Members Award. With a net gain of 42 new members, both the University of Notre Dame Council 1477 and Georgetown University Council 6375 earned this award.
The Highest Percentage Gain in Membership Award went to Lamar University Council 16464, for a 96.4 percent gain in membership.
The Order’s insurance program is an integral part of Father McGivney’s vision for the Knights of Columbus. With more than 100 billion dollars of insurance in force, the Knights of Columbus’ members and their families are living this vision of our founder as the Knights of Columbus continues to provide for them in their times of need.
With 13 new insurance members, the award for the Highest Net Gain in Insurance Membership went to University of St. Thomas Council 11949 in Minnesota.
The award for Highest Percentage Gain in Insurance Members was presented to New Mexico State University Council 16465, for a 29.0 percent gain in insurance membership.