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Karen Slaggert and Bob Clemens of the Notre Dame Club of Hilton Head present a $5,000 check to John Paul II Principal John McCarthy during the recent JPII College Fair. Submitted photo.

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Notre Dame Club donates to JPII scholarships 

The Notre Dame Club of Hilton Head has made a donation to the scholarship program at John Paul II Catholic School. This year the donation was made in honor of the late Richard Fagon who taught theology at JPII and was dedicated to Catholic education. 

Bob Clemens, President of the Notre Dame Club, along with Karen Slaggert, presented a $5,000 check during the recent JPII College Fair to Principal John McCarthy. 

“One of our core missions is to support Catholic education,” Clemons said, “and we gave $20,000 this year to JPII, St Gregory, St Francis, and St Peter’s.” 

Slaggert and her husband Paul are Club board members responsible for Student Support and Charities to assist students who might otherwise not be able to afford a Catholic education in the Lowcountry. 

4 from Beaufort on SNHU’s Summer 2022 Dean’s List 

Four students from Beaufort and Lady’s Island – Michaela Smalls (29903), Brooke Simerson (29906), Alexis Yarbrough (29906) and Gregorio Pichardo (29907) – were named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Summer 2022 Dean’s List. The summer terms run from May to August. 

Beaufort’s Bauer graduates from Cumberlands 

Leslie Bauer of Beaufort completed their Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling this August at University of the Cumberlands. 

University of the Cumberlands is one of the largest and most affordable private universities in Kentucky. Located in Williamsburg, Ky., Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction offering quality undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and online degree programs. Learn more at ucumberlands.edu. 

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