Monday, May 1, 2017

Ribbon cutting at Lake Worth Sacred Heart School

Sacred Heart School
410 North M Street
Lake Worth, FL  33460

Contact: Milka Santos
SHS Advancement Director
561-379-4593 (Cell)

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 (Maryann Polizzi's husband) 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!


Anonymous said...

Very good news ! Thanks for printing about this ! Sacred Heart has been a part of lake Worth for MANY years !

Anonymous said...

It is too bad that their priests cannot be a little more humble and drive low budget cars, the main priest bought a new car which costs like $43K, aren't priests supposed to be more humble? So sad, what do they do give one mass a day and what else? They make like $45K a year and live in a mansion with maids and all for free. If you want to live like a king, be a priest in Palm Beach Diocese.

Anonymous said...

Gee 10:50-How long have you been a member of the Parish? Talking about benefits-our Lake Worth City Commission puts these guys benefits to shame!

Anonymous said...

to bad the article sounds like only those few people paid.there were a lot of small donations given and those folks should be recognized