Parishioners from Saint John Vianney Parish Present Scholarships to Archdiocesan Elementary School Students

PARISHIONERS FROM SAINT JOHN VIANNEY PARISH PRESENT SCHOLARSHIPS TO ARCHDIOCESAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Parishioners from Saint John Vianney Parish in Gladwyne (Montgomery County) will present eight $3,000 a year scholarships to current eighth grade students from several parish, regional, and Independence Mission Schools in the City of Philadelphia to attend any Archdiocesan High School for all four years.  This presentation is part of the Saint John Vianney Scholars Program.

During the presentation, Mr. Michael Greenly, Chairman of the Saint John Vianney Scholars Board will address students in grades 4-8 to speak about the scholarship program and the opportunity for children to win the award in the future.   Cosmo DeNicola, Saint John Vianney Scholars Board member, will also be present to honor the scholars.

The 2017 scholars come from the following Catholic elementary schools in the city of Philadelphia: Saint Mary Interparochial School; Saint Helena-Incarnation, an Independence Mission School; Immaculate Heart of Mary; Saint Francis Xavier; Holy Innocents Area Catholic Elementary School ; Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic School, and Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Schools .  Since its official launch in 2012, the program has recognized 30 students with scholarships.

The mission of the Saint John Vianney Scholars Program is to provide financial and academic support to children who are currently attending a Philadelphia parish school and qualify to sit for the Saint John Neumann exam.

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For more information about the Saint John Vianney Scholars Program please visit http://www.sjvscholars.com/index.html.