Two new scholarships announced at the Lumen Christi Gala to support Catholic education!

The Diocese of Palm Beach is pleased to announce that the Knights of Columbus Council 2075 has endowed scholarships for two Catholic schools in the Diocese of Palm Beach.  Each year a 7th grade student at St. Juliana Catholic School will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship for their 8th grade year.  Grand Knight, Michael Gisewski and his wife Lisa, who is a teacher assistant at St. Ann Catholic School, presented Bishop Barbarito with a check for $300,000 to endow the scholarships at the annual Lumen Christi Gala!

Also at the Gala, Mr. Richard LePore, who is a family member and Trustee for the Norma T. Pace Foundation announced that the Foundation will be generously funding the Norma T. Pace Scholarships.  Richard’s family and the Foundation trustees are pleased to offer these scholarships in loving memory of Richard’s aunt, Norma T. Pace. In her memory, a total of 47 scholarships will be awarded annually - three scholarships will be awarded at each elementary and high school and one scholarship at each preschool.  Elementary scholarships will be $2000, High school scholarship are $3000 and preschool scholarships $250.  It is anticipated that $100,000 will be distributed each year.  Schools have already selected scholarship recipients for the current school year!