St. Mary’s, other schools take part in Penny War, raise over $4,000 for Honor Flights

During Catholic Schools Week in January, St. Mary’s School (Tomahawk), Holy Rosary (Medford), Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School (Rhinelander), and St. Francis Xavier (Merrill) participated in a Penny War to collect funds to send a veteran on an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

“Our four schools collected a total of $4,136.04,” said St. Mary’s Principal Rita Lee. “We are thrilled to announce that we have collected enough funds to send four veterans on honor flights.”

Pictured, from left to right, are Merrill Principal Mrs. Sonja Doughty, Rhinelander Principal Mrs. Melanie Nycz, Tomahawk Principal Mrs. Rita Lee, Diocese of Superior Superintendent Mrs. Peggy Schoenfuss, and Medford Principal Mrs. Theresa Easterly.

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