ST. LOUIS ( KTVI)– Giving back to the community is just part of doing business for one local grocery store owner. He’s been behind the scenes raising funds to help students receive a quality education. He’s considered a St. Louis visionary. Trip Straub is the CEO of Straub’s Market and the fourth generation of his family to operate the market. St. Louis-area Straub’s has evolved in more than a century of business . It’s core mission is providing the highest quality products possible. However, there’s something you may not know about Trip Straub. For many years Straubs has been raising funds to help provide scholarships for many students to attend Kirk Day School in Town and Country.
The Kirk Day School provides a Christian environment where children are led in work and play by qualified teachers who are concerned with each child’s intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical development. The program offers age appropriate instruction in math, science, reading and language skills, history, Bible, foreign language, instrumental and vocal music, art, and the development of fine and gross motor skills.
This year Straub played a major role in Kirk Day school Highland Fling Inaugural Gala event. At the Highland Fling, Alumni took time to share their experience as students at Kirk Day School.The school raised more than sixty-thousand dollars. The scholarship program opens the opportunities at Kirk Day School to those who have been hit hard by the economy and may not be able to afford tuition for their children.
All money raised at the event will help provide scholarships and resources for students at Kirk Day School. Kirk Day School prides itself on excellence in education . The students achievement test scores are rank in the top ten percent of the nation.
Kirk Day School Highland Fling event marked a celebration of over 20 years educating PreK – 6th grade children in the St. Louis area. Kirk Day School is committed to a traditional educational PreK – 6 grade program which nurtures each child as an individual. The goal of Kirk Day School is to provide a quality education so they can be successful in life.
The school will hold an Open House on Friday, January 25, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Come and learn about the school, take a tour, attend KDS Chapel and hear about the application process (including Financial Aid). You may RSVP to 314-434-4349 or Contact@kirkdayschool.org.
For more information about the school contact the Kirk Day School Office at 314-434-4349 or log onto http://www.kirkdayschool.org/index.php