For the past sixteen years, Dr. Kathy O’Hara, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, has served as an “Angel Among Us,” advocating and sharing her passion for Catholic education. Over her tenure, Dr. O’Hara has worked tirelessly to ensure our Catholic schools are Joyfully Catholic, Diligently Achieving, Forwardly Thinking, Intentionally Self-Giving, and Prudently Managed. She has lived and led with these core values in mind.
Your qualified donation to the Catholic Education Foundation can provide you with a 70% Kansas state income tax credit in 2019.
The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) funds K-12 education scholarships for eligible, low-income children to attend Catholic schools in the Archdiocese through the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program.
When I spoke to the guests at Gaudeamus 2018, I shared my past challenges, including my cancer diagnosis, and my hopes and dreams for the future. I am graduating from Bishop Ward High School next month and I am happy to inform you that I can continue to be cancer free. I will be taking the generous offer from The University of Saint Mary, which was the full tuition scholarship. I am also wrapping up my senior year. I have been nominated for the Lumen Christi Award, and I’m in the top 10 of our class.
Celebration and reflection are two natural reactions to reaching certain milestones in life. Whether it’s a birthday, receiving a sacrament for the first time, or experiencing a significant career accomplishment, achieving a major milestone is cause to rejoice and take stock of where you have been and what’s next on the horizon.
At the Catholic Education Foundation, we’re very fortunate to receive support from more than 1,000 donors and volunteers, including a dedicated team of young professionals who serve on our Futures Committee.
These young adults — many of whom are alumni of local Catholic schools — help us spread the mission of CEF while also raising funds for Guardian Angel scholarships.
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