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Among those in attendance:
Palm Beach resident & philanthropist William B. Finneran, Patrick Donaghy, Priscilla and Richard Schmeelk, John Scarpa, Esther Murray, Meg Edwards, Cynthia & Michael Gibbons, Michael Donnell, Walter Phillips and Tom Quick
Gulfstream residents: Frankie Stevens, Fred Furth and Candace Tamposi
Lake Worth Residents: Mayor Pam Triolo, Vice Mayor Scott Maxwell, Lake worth City Commissioner Herman Robinson, Jessica Teutsch and Maryann Polizzi
Lake Worth, Florida, USA – April 30, 2017-Dreams do come true at Sacred Heart School! For the past 4 years the school has been working hard to raise the funds to build a gymnasium. On April 30, 2017 the school celebrated a ribbon cutting of the Founders Hall Gymnasium. “Physical Education class will not be the same for Sacred Heart Students thanks to the generosity of our founders, Mary & Pat Donaghy, William B. Finneran, Susan & Joe Plumeri, Priscilla & Richard Schmeelk, Jeanne & Herbert Siegel and Marcela & Gary Smigiel” said Principal Candace Tamposi.
The festivities began with Mayor Pam Triolo and Palm Beach resident and Sacred Heart School benefactor Patrick Donaghy cutting the grand opening ribbon. Speakers include Vice Mayor Scott Maxwell and the Founders and a blessing by Fr. Quesnel Delvard. The festivities included a presentation by SHS cheerleaders and drumline and a rendition of the National Anthem by seventh grade students Lilian Vargas accompanied by Raul Ocasio on the violin.
Composer Ali Tamposi thanked her mother, Principal Tamposi, for the many years of service to Catholic education. Ali Tamposi spoke about the need to provide nutritious breakfast and lunch for the children. She urged the attendees to sponsor a child’s breakfast or lunch for a year. Ali Tamposi kicked off pay for child’s breakfast/lunch program at Sacred Heart School by donating $10,000 towards
The event concluded with a rendition of God Bless America performed by Local vocalist Bianca Clark, Sacred Heart Student Liliana Vargas and singer song writer Ali Tamposi. The honor of being the first to shoot a basket went to Sacred Heart Student and member of the SHS Varsity Basketball team Tomas Pino. The crowd roared as Tomas made a 3 point shot!
The opening of its new gymnasium,
Founders Hall, with a ribbon cutting ceremony