Josephinum Academy raises $30,000 at spring luncheon
Susan Goodman (from left) of Lake Bluff, Celeste Denton of Wilmette and Catherine Napier of Lake Forest | Courtesy of Laura Hayes
EVENT: Josephinum Academy spring luncheon
BENEFITING: Josephinum Academy college scholarship fund
DATE: April 18, 2012
LOCATION: Michigan Shores Club, Wilmette
Updated: May 7, 2012 7:06PM
On April 18, 2012, Josephinum Academy held its annual Spring Luncheon fundraiser at Michigan Shores Club in Wilmette, Illinois. 150 guests raised over $30,000 through a raffle and scholarship pledges for the young women of Josephinum. Guest speakers at the event were Josephinum Senior Tyra Walls and Josephinum parent Alex Pureco.
Founded in 1890, Josephinum Academy is a Catholic high school for young women located in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. An official member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, “The Jo” serves a diverse population of young women who travel from over 35 different zip codes to attend the school. Since 2008, 100% of Josephinum graduates have been accepted into college. Over $4.5 million in college scholarship support has been offered to graduates over the past four years. For more information on Josephinum, visit www.josephinum.org .