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Nicholas

Meet Nicholas! Born and raised in Watts, Nicholas came to Verbum Dei High School after unsuccessfully completing his freshman year when his public school was closed down. He described the adjustment to Catholic school as a challenge, but also an extremely rewarding experience. He said...

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Angelica

Meet Angelica! Angelica will be a first-generation college student when she starts her freshman year at Harvard University this fall. She was also accepted to Duke University, Emory University, Notre Dame University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCR, University of Southern California and University of San Diego....

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Jennifer

Meet Jennifer! Valedictorian of her class and a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, Jennifer is grateful for the well-rounded education she received from Catholic schools. Born to immigrant parents from Ecuador, she is the youngest of three girls. Education has always been a priority for Jennifer....

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Janai

Meet Janai! Janai is an ambitious student, who excelled in Honors Chemistry, AP US History, AP English Literature and AP English Language classes at St. Mary’s Academy in Inglewood. She was selected as a 2015 Gates Millennium scholar and will be attending UC Berkeley in...

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Dodger’s Host Catholic School Night

Students from Catholic schools all over the Archdiocese of Los Angeles enjoyed watching Archbishop Gomez throw out the first pitch at Monday’s Dodger game! Several CEF students and our Executive Director Kathy Ash joined Archbishop on the field in honor of Catholic Schools Night....

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Congratulations Theresa Fragoso!

Last Saturday, our very own Theresa Fragoso, Director of Operations & Programs, received the Mother Pia Backes Award from Sacred Heart High School Los Angeles. Theresa was honored for her continuous commitment to Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Her work at CEF...

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Donor Appreciation Dinner

On Tuesday, CEF hosted its annual Donor Appreciation Dinner. Milestone donors were recognized and former CEF TAP recipient, Principal Alex Chacon (St. Monica's) delivered a compelling speech on how Catholic education and the support of CEF influenced his life. Kathy Ash provided an inspiring recap...

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Honoring the Tim Smith & Family

Last Saturday, CEF’s Board President Tim Smith and his family were honored by Dolores Mission for their life long commitment to Catholic education. CEF is so blessed to have Tim as part of our leadership team and we are proud to support the Dolores Mission...

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New Sports Equipment for St. Turibius

Thanks to a generous donation from The Porteous Family Foundation, CEF delivered brand new sporting equipment to students at St. Turibius Catholic School. The boys basketball team and girls volleyball team could not have been more grateful or more excited to receive the new balls,...

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