11/22/17

IMS Student Is Awarded High School Scholarship

By IMS Staff

Eighth Grade Student at OMS/SI Receives Prestigious Connelly Neumann High School Scholarship

Congratulations to Kaylah, an eighth grade student at Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola (OMS/SI) for winning one of the Connelly Neumann High School Scholarships! This entitles her to a full four-year scholarship to one of the Archdiocesan Faith in the Future High Schools. Last month, 907 eighth grade students, who represented 117 Archdiocesan schools, sat for the scholarship exam and this month 40 scholarships are being awarded.

Proud of her achievement and thankful for her Catholic education and the support of her teachers, Kaylah expressed:  “I feel really proud to have gotten the Neumann Scholarship.  A lot of really smart children took the test and I feel honored to have won. I have learned so much at OMS/SI including having been given the opportunity to attend advanced learning programs. I wouldn’t have been able to qualify for this scholarship without the support of OMS/SI and my teachers. I’ve found that Catholic schools have the safest environments and some of the best academics.  They also give you the best opportunities, such as this scholarship, to enable students to reach their full potential.”

Kaylah is one of the 24 IMS eighth grade students who qualified to sit for the Connelly Foundation’s Neumann Scholars Test, which is one of the more challenging high school scholarship programs to qualify for and receive.  We are very proud of Kaylah for her great achievement and wish her continued success at the Archdiocesan high school of her choice!