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Anthony Avancini, Class of 2019, Receives Verneda Bentley Scholarship

October 14, 2019

Congratulations to Metro Catholic Alumni Anthony Avancini on being chosen to receive the Verneda Bentley Scholarship at St Ignatius High School. As long as Anthony continues his strong academic efforts, he will be honored with the scholarship each of his four years at St Ignatius.  We are proud of Anthony and of his teachers here at Metro Catholic who helped prepare him for his higher education.

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Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union ~ Catholic Schools Grant

September 17, 2019

Thank you to the Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union for the very generous grant of $10,000.00 to support our Learning Center and our Summer Reading Program. Metro Catholic School was one of two schools out of forty-one chosen to receive the $10,000.00 grant. We are grateful for this honor and appreciate the Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union.

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Park Family Foundation

July 3, 2019

We are pleased to announce a new funder, the Park Family Foundation.  Thank you to the Park Family Foundation for their very generous grant to Metro Catholic School.  We truly appreciate their support.

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

July 3, 2019

Thank you to the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland for supporting our Learning Center ~ Specialized Literacy Program.  We are fortunate to have a continued partnership and appreciate this generous grant.

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The Abington Foundation

July 3, 2019

We are excited to announce a new grant from The Abington Foundation in support of our Summer Reading Program.  This grant allows us to continue providing Summer reading intervention for our Metro Catholic students.  We could not do it without their support.

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Catholic Community Foundation ~ The Tabor Fund

July 3, 2019

We would like to thank The Catholic Community Foundation and The Tabor Fund Grant Program for supporting our staff retreat this year.  We appreciate the generosity of The Tabor Fund Grant Program for the second year in a row.

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Metro Catholic Graduates Receive Honors at St. Ignatius High School

June 26, 2019

St. Ignatius High School has informed us that the following Metro Catholic graduates received the following academic honors for the second semester of the 2018-2019 school year:
First honors: Timothy Lewis
Second honors: Everett-Alan Hood
Honor roll: Peter Nguyen and Eduardo Rios-Idiaquez

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O'Neill Brothers Foundation

May 9, 2019

We are pleased to announce a $20,000 grant from the O'Neill Brothers Foundation.  This grant will be used toward much needed capital improvement at Metro Catholic School. 

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Shaker Lakes Garden Club Grant

May 9, 2019

We are excited to announce our first grant from the Shaker Lakes Garden Club.  This grant will help support our green program. We appreciate their generous support.

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Helen F. Stolier and Louis Stolier Family Foundation

May 9, 2019

We would like to thank the Stolier Family Foundation for their generous grant.  We appreciate their continued support at Metro Catholic.

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J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation

April 2, 2019

Metro Catholic appreciates the generosity of J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation for another grant we received in memory of Robert & Loretta Cleary and Marie & Harrington Glidden. The grant of $15,000 will be used to continue to support the programs at Metro Catholic School.

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PNC Charitable Trust, Edwin D. Northrup, II Fund

April 2, 2019

We want to thank PNC Charitable Trust, Edwin D. Northrup, II Fund for their generous grant of $5,000 to help support our Learning Center.  We appreciate their commitment to Metro Catholic.

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High School Scholarship Awarded

March 11, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Lauren Justice was awarded the MERIT SCHOLARSHIP from HOLY NAME HIGH SCHOOL.  This $500 award is renewable each year ~ $2,000.  We congratulate Lauren, her family AND our teachers here at Metro Catholic!

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Metro Catholic Graduates Receive Honors at Padua Franciscan

February 27, 2019

We are pleased and proud to announce Metro Catholic graduates who have attained high school honors at Padua Franciscan High School: Shautaya Bohanon, Angelic Claudio, Kevin Delgado, Nicholas Morales Lechuga, Serenity Ortiz and Diamond Rhodes. 

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Kurt Gregorek, Class of 2012, Placed on R.I.T. Dean's List

February 12, 2019

We are proud of Kurt Gregorek, Metro Alum, Class of 2012. Kurt is attending Rochester Institute of Technology, and his name has been placed on the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences Dean’s List for the 2018 Fall Semester. We all wish Kurt continued success in the future!

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High School Honors Awarded

February 11, 2019

We are pleased to announce the following High School Honors ~ The following students have achieved honors at TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL:
Nathaniel Richardson ~ First Honors 
Jose Musto ~ Second Honors.

These MCS graduates have achieved honors at Holy Name High School ~
FIRST HONORS: Samiry Barragan, Jaylen Huffman, Hayley Lewis, Ariana Marflak, Isabelle Marflak, Gabrielle Veauthier, Nicholas Veauthier and Francisco Velez.
SECOND HONORS: Jade Berrios, Aracely Guzman, Elizabeth Hernandez and Naiah Leon. Congratulations to each of them and their families!

These MCS graduates have achieved honors at St. Joseph Academy ~
HIGH HONORS: N'Sreen Abbas and Nuhr Abbas
HONORS: Carol Creter, Jamesha Powell, Alma Rodriguez and Brigid Rodriguez.

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Kiwanis Club of Brooklyn-Cleveland Foundation

January 10, 2019

We are excited to announce new funding from the Kiwanis Club of Brooklyn-Cleveland Foundation.  The Kiwanis Club of Brooklyn-Cleveland Foundation was kind enough to allow us to present information on Metro Catholic School to their club, and generous in helping to fund our Annual Art Show.

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The John Milton Costello Foundation

January 10, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Metro Catholic School was awarded another generous grant from the John Milton Costello Foundation.  This funding will be used to support our many programs here at Metro Catholic School.

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Thomas C. & Sandra S. Sullivan Foundation

December 20, 2018

Thanks to the very generous grant of $25,000 from our long-time supporters, the Thomas C. & Sandra S. Sullivan Foundation, our Learning Center will continue to grow.

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Carol & Charles Rini, Sr. Foundation

December 20, 2018

Thank you to our new donor, Carol & Charles Rini, Sr. Foundation for their generous grant of $2500 to help support Metro Catholic School.

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Hyland Software, Inc.

December 4, 2018

Metro Catholic School was fortunate to receive $1,000 funding for our exciting Coding program in our technology department from Hyland Software, Inc. Thank you Hyland Software, Inc!

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McGinty Family Foundation

November 6, 2018

We are pleased to announce the very generous grant of $30,000 from Mr. Tom McGinty and the McGinty Family Foundation.  This funding will be used to help support Metro Catholic's Learning Center and Specialized Literacy Program.  We cannot thank them enough.

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Giant Eagle Foundation Grant

October 22, 2018

We would like to thank Giant Eagle Foundation for the recent grant we received for $10,000.  We are blessed to have their support for our ongoing efforts to ensure that our students receive the best education possible.

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The Louise H. David S. Ingalls Foundation

August 16, 2018

Metro Catholic School was awarded $5,000 grant from The Louise H. David S. Ingalls Foundation to provide continued funding for our Learning Center and our Specialized Literacy Program.  We want to thank them for their generous support.

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Welcome to New Staff at Metro Catholic School

August 14, 2018

As we prepare for the new school year, we welcome these new staff members to Metro Catholic!
Miss Liz Banks ~ Boniface building principal
Miss Rachel Osheka ~ Kindergarten teacher
Miss Stephanie Mochal ~ 2nd Grade teacher
Miss Sarah Bullock ~ 3rd Grade teacher
Mrs. Anna McClowry ~ 4th Grade teacher
Miss Allison Klutarich ~ 5th Grade teacher
Mrs. Jennifer Whittier ~ 6th Grade teacher
Sr. Rosanna Mellert, SND ~ Aide, ELL Program
Mrs. Rachael Lash ~ Kdg - 8th Grade Music teacher
Mrs. Patty Skvoretz ~ Boniface building librarian
Mrs. Christy Bartley ~ Green Activities Coordinator

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Metro Catholic Alums win the National Grand Prize in the 2017 - 2018 Lexus Eco Challenge

May 23, 2018

Congratulations Joslyn Muniz, Jadalise Pacheco, Alicia Valladares and Esther Ngemba, Metro Catholic Class of 2014, for being part of Team Enerjagers that won the National Grand Prize in the Lexus Eco Challenge 2017-2018. (A national STEM competition)

The team worked for years to help the country's carbon footprint through the reuse of materials normally thrown away or have energy spent on recycling them. They created "Second Chance Candles". The candles use clear bread bags, made up of plastic #4, a material that is no longer recycled.

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Congratulations to Ingrid Cheung, Metro Catholic Class of 2014

May 23, 2018

We congratulate Ingrid Cheung, Metro Catholic Class of 2014, who has received a full scholarship to Northwestern University through QuestBridge National College Match.

The competitive program selects high school Seniors who have shown outstanding excellence. From a pool of 15,606 applicants, from which QuestBridge chose 5,759 as finalists, 918 outstanding students were selected as this years College Match Scholarship Recipients based on their academic achievement and a variety of other factors.

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Murphy Family Foundation Grant

May 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce the generous of $15,000 to help support the Literacy Program at Metro Catholic School.  The continued support of the Murphy Family Foundation is very important to our ongoing efforts.  Thank you!

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J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation

May 15, 2018

We are overwhelmed by the generosity of J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation for another grant we received in memory of Robert & Loretta Cleary and Marie & Harrington Glidden. The grant of $15,000 to support the programs at Metro Catholic School is greatly appreciated. 

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Thank You to the Tabor Fund Grant Program

May 15, 2018

The Tabor Fund Grant Program supports a staff retreat at Metro Catholic School by providing us with a generous grant.  Metro Catholic is blessed to have supporters like the Tabor Fund Grant Program.

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