Frank P. Lamanna Sr. Scholarship Chairman and Mike Richert Grand Knight of Germantown Council 7449 present checks totaling $11,394 to Bishop David Talley and Janet Donato Superintendant of Memphis Catholic Schools. These checks were presented in honor of Jim Arnold a deceased Brother Knight of the Council who was instrumental in the raising of these funds over the years.
The Germantown Knights of Columbus Council 7449 have donated over $225,000 in Scholarship funds to various non-jubilee Catholic Schools in Memphis over the last twenty-three years.
Schools that are recipients of these funds in 2019 as designated by The Diocesan Superintendants Office are:
St. Ann-Bartlett Elementary School
St. Paul Elementary School
All monies are to go into the school’s scholarship endowment funds and earmarked for students that require assistance based on financial need as determined by the Pastor or School Administration.
The Knights are committed to the ideals of Catholic education.