Our Domenica Scholars had so much fun at our hayride on Saturday! We do lots of educational activities with our high school scholarship students. We also sponsor extracurricular events that give our scholars a chance to enjoy a new activity, with time to socialize.
Our long-time partner Catholic Partnership Schools needed a new bus. We stepped up to fill the need! And guess who else got on a bus?
We are so proud of the Domenica Scholarship class of 2023! Having supported their high school education for four years, we are thrilled to report on their accomplishments.
Graduation season offers us a chance to check in with former Domenica Scholars. Every year, we see how students have leveraged the high-quality high school education they received through the Domenica Scholarship into great achievements in college and beyond.
Here are four examples from the scholarship class of 2019, now the college class of 2023.
In our annual awards ceremony on April 25, the Domenica Foundation welcomed 20 rising ninth graders into the newest class of Domenica Scholars! Pictured above are students who will enroll in Camden Catholic High School in the fall.
What an awesome day we had with Domenica Scholars at the Phillies game on September 24! As you can see, it was a perfect fall day for baseball. The nearly 30 scholars who accepted our invitation had a marvelous time.
With support from the Domenica Foundation, children from Catholic Partnership Schools are making free books available in their Camden neighborhoods. Above, Tina stands next to the Sacred Heart School book ark, which she helped design.
Over the summer, children from Catholic Partnership Schools designed and painted book arks that were delivered to them last spring. Last week, we joined them in installing their book arks on sidewalks near their schools.
Twenty Domenica Scholars graduated from high school this month — and we were thrilled to be able to join them! Here, Domenica Foundation Director Elena Piperno and Founder and President Pepe Piperno are flanked by scholarship graduates of Camden Catholic High School.
Every year, the Domenica Foundation awards scholarships to enable rising ninth graders to attend Catholic high schools. All attended Catholic Partnership Schools during their elementary and middle school years, where they also benefited from Domenica Foundation support.
We are so proud of our Domenica Scholars that we do our best to keep up with them after high school graduation. We want to see — and to share with you — how the opportunity to attend a high-quality high school empowers young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to keep on achieving. So today we highlight four former Domenica Scholars who are receiving college degrees this month. All four graduated from Camden Catholic High School in 2018.