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Marist High School receives donation from Standard Bank and Trust Company
Marist High School has received a $15,000 donation from the Standard Bank & Trust Company. The donation supports the Alumni Association, the ESCC Southside Conference Baseball Tournament, Christmas at Marist as well as other endeavors benefiting the students and their families.
“Standard Bank has been a longtime supporter of our community and we are very pleased that the bank and its leaders have chosen to make such a substantial commitment to our school,” said Brother Pat McNamara, President of Marist High School.
“We are thrilled to be supporting Marist High School,” said Mohammed Abunada, Assistant Vice President of Private Banking & Wealth Management at the bank. “Both Standard Bank and Marist have been in the community for a long time. Our visions are very similar regarding enriching lives. We know that assisting students to fulfill their educational goals makes a lasting, positive impact on the community.”
Standard Bank And Trust Company was founded in 1947 and its headquarters is based in Hickory Hills. For more than 60 years, Standard Bank has been supporting local organizations and remains committed to investing in the communities they serve. It is a locally owned and managed neighborhood bank with more than $2.2 billion in assets. Standard Bank and Trust Co. is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC.
More About Marist High School
Marist High School is a co-ed Catholic college preparatory high school. The school first opened its doors in 1963. The Marist Brothers oversee operations.
For much of its life, Marist operated as an all-boys institution. Starting in 2002 the school became co-ed. Marist is one of the largest Catholic high schools in the area.
The large curriculum allows students to explore their academic interests. A wide range of AP classes are offered.
Marist students have the opportunity to participate in numerous clubs and extra-curricular activities. The school also has a strong sports program and fields teams in a variety of boys and girls sports.