St. James School in Elizabethtown receives historic donation

St. James School in Elizabethtown, Ky., announced July 10 that it has received a $100,000 donation from an anonymous donor.

It’s the largest gift the school has received in its history according to a press release from the school. The money will go towards upgrading the school’s security system, purchasing percussion instruments, upgrading sound equipment and other school and classroom improvements, the release said.

Dominican Sister of St. Cecelia Marie Hannah Seiler, St. James’ principal, said the donation is a “transformational gift.” “It will also us to further improve the faith-based education we offer our students,” said Sister Seiler. “We are strongly committed to growing students who give back to their communities in many ways. This gift sets an example of servant leadership that they and others can follow.

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