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On Monday, St. Augustine High School held a ceremony to dedicate its new Purple Knight bus in honor of the James P. Raymond Jr. Foundation who gave a substantial gift to the school to underwrite the purchase of the bus.
The dedication ceremony commemorating the event was held on Monday, January 22 at 2:30 p.m., in the St. Augustine High School courtyard. Speakers for the afternoon included Kenneth St. Charles Ph.D., St. Augustine President and CEO, Allen Miller, St. Augustine Board Chairman, and representatives of the James P. Raymond Jr. Foundation. The Very Rev. Henry J. Davis SSJ, St. Augustine High School Chief Religious Officer was on hand to bless the bus and the ceremony.
Members of the Alumni, and the public shared in the event, as The Marching 100 performed for the honored guests.
“We are deeply grateful to the James P. Raymond Jr. Foundation for the many ways they support our school and, in particular, for this remarkable gift and what it represents for the future of education at St. Augustine,” Dr. St. Charles said. “This partnership helps us to offer our students the best education and expand their learning opportunities in the region.”