Adopt-A-Student Foundation raises $1.3 million for Cathedral High scholarships

SEAPORT — More than 400 guests attended the 17th annual Adopt-A-Student Foundation’s gala to support scholarships for Cathedral High School students. More than $1.3 million was raised at the Oct. 18 event, which was held at the Seaport Hotel. The dinner honored Linda Dorcena Forry, vice president for Diversity Inclusion and Community Relations at Suffolk Construction.

The Adopt-A-Student Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit organization established to ensure that students of all economic, educational, and faith backgrounds have access to a quality, values-based college preparatory education. Since 1926, Cathedral High School has helped open the doors of educational opportunity to generations of Boston’s youth. The Adopt-A-Student Foundation ensures that no student is turned away from Cathedral due to lack of means.

If you would like to make a gift in support of Cathedral’s students, please click here.

Tuition covers less than 20 percent of the school’s costs. Cathedral relies on the Boston philanthropic community to provide financial assistance to 100 percent of Cathedral’s students. The Adopt-A-Student Foundation organizes fundraising events in support of Boston urban Catholic education at Cathedral High School.

All images by Nate Photography.

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