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Lamar Hunt Jr. and the Loretto Foundation Help Resurrection Catholic School

Lamar Hunt Jr. continues to support Resurrection Catholic School and Catholic education in Kansas City through the Loretto Foundation. This year the school was awarded the Catholic Education Foundation's School of Excellence award.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/24/2015 -- Through a 2013 financial contribution from the Loretto Foundation and Lamar Hunt Jr., students at Resurrection Catholic School were able to continue their education in a comfortable environment. The school has continued it's faith based k-12 education and won the Catholic Education Foundation "School of Excellence" award.

Since their opening, Resurrection Catholic School has won the "School of Excellence" award three times for excellent staff faculty. The school's teachers and staff continue to show their dedication to their faith by spending time traveling to sacred places, two teachers visited the Holy Land and Jerusalem this summer. Another of the school's teachers will visit the Pope as he visits the United States this year.

The Resurrection Catholic School welcomed students back this year with donations of school supplies from Saint Thomas Aquinas National Honor Society members. The Saint Thomas Aquinas members collected the school supplies to help students who would not be able to provide their own supplies.

The Catholic Education Foundation of Kansas will celebrate all Catholic education at their annual Gaudeamus, October 24th at the Overland Park Convention Center. The cocktail and dinner event will also feature a special service award to Catholic School Educators. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available, for more information visit

About Resurrection Catholic School
The mission of Resurrection Catholic School at the Cathedral is to provide an environment that is conducive for all students to learn. We will provide a Catholic education to all students, meeting them where they are and moving them forward. We will promote Christ's love by guiding everyone who enters here to recognize that we are all children of God, showing responsibility and respect in every area of our lives.

About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).