Cardinal Ritter College Prep to host Gala Friday, Feb. 27

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School will hold its annual gala Friday, February 27th. FOX 2's Shirley Washington will be hosting the event. Tamiko Armstead, President of the school, joined us to explain the purpose of the gala. The gala is intended to thank benefactors and donors by showcasing current students and alumni that have had an impact on the St. Louis community and to continue to raise funds for to support essential educational, financial aid and scholarship programs.

Since 1979, Cardinal Ritter's mission has been to provide an exceptional Catholic educational experience to young people. Their aim is to instill attitudes of success and self-worth through Academic Excellence, Faith Development and Leadership Training.

The school has a 100% annual graduation rate, 100% college acceptance rate and 74% of graduates complete college studies and earned degrees. The senior class of 2014 earned approximately $4.7 million in college scholarships and more.

For additional information visit, cardinalritterprep.org.