Covington Latin School Joins Thomas Celebration


Covington, Ky., September 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Covington Latin School (CLS) is a coeducational Catholic high school specializing in advanced and accelerated education in Covington, Ky. The Covington Latin School is considered a sister school of Thomas More University with shared diocesan leadership. Sunday September 12e, 2021, Covington Latin School will open its hall to host a Founders Day reception in honor of the 100e anniversary at the end of the 10:00 am mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, celebrated by Bishop Foys.

The Mass will include the recognition by Bishop Foys of the centenary celebration of Thomas More University and will honor the administration, board of directors, officers, staff and students of the University. Bishop Foys will also recognize on September 12e, 2021 as Thomas More University Founders Day.

“We are grateful to the Director of Covington Latin, Dr John Kennedy, and the staff at the Latin School for their generous hospitality and willingness to help organize our Founders Day reception,” said Dr Joseph Chillo, President of Thomas More University, “Covington Latin’s connection with Thomas More University dates back to the early 1920s, when Villa Madonna College began admitting men. It is only fitting that we celebrate our centenary with them. “

Immediately after the end of Mass, all parties are invited to a reception in honor of Founders Day and to celebrate the centenary of Thomas More University at Covington Latin School. There, University President Thomas More Chillo will greet guests and make brief remarks on the significance of the anniversary, the university’s roots in Covington, and links to the Covington Latin School. Dr Judith A. Marlowe, 1969 Thomas More University graduate and chair of the University’s Board of Trustees, will lead those gathered to toast the first 100 years of Thomas More University and the second century future.

“On behalf of the staff, faculty and students of Covington Latin School, we are honored to host this reception to celebrate the centenary of Thomas More University,” said Amy Darpel, Director of School Advancement Latina from Covington and graduated from Thomas More University in 1994., “The bonds between our two institutions come from our very beginnings, they are everlasting and incredibly important to the advancement of our entire community. “


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Covington Latin School is a mixed Roman Catholic, accelerated and college preparatory college and high school that offers classical education to gifted students. Our unique educational programs allow gifted students to evolve at a pace and complexity suited to their academic and emotional social needs. The goal is to train Christian leaders by challenging them to reach their academic, intellectual, social and moral potential. Since its inception in 1923, the Latin School has operated under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky. The school is accredited by both the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Cognia Global Educational Accreditation Commission, and is certified by the US Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon school. Covington Latin School was ranked as the # 1 private school in Northern Kentucky by Cincinnati Magazine and was named one of the top 3 schools in the state of Kentucky.

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