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Fairfield Prep honored at Jesuit Gala with Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Fairfield Prep was honored at the Jesuit Gala 2019 in Boston for its work in educating young men in the mission of Jesuit education.Prep was given the Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award, recognizing the school for giving selflessly of itself for the greater glory of God. Prep is one of 10 schools honored at the event, along with Boston College High School, Canisius High School, Cheverus High School, Fordham Prep, Loyola School, McQuaid Jesuit, Regis High School, St. Peter’s Prep and Xavier High School.

View a video from the event here

"Despite being spread across five states in the northeast, these 10 schools all have a shared Ignatian heritage and mission that can be seen in the competence, compassion and courage of their students," said the Jesuits Northeast Province in a statement on its website.

Prep President Rev. Tom Simisky, S.J., attended the gala and received the reward on Prep's behalf.

Fairfield Prep President Rev. Tom Simisky, S.J., and Thomas F. Ostrosky '82 at the Jesuit Gala 2019 in Boston, Mass. Prep was recognized for its work in educating young men as part of the Northeast Jesuit Province's "10 High Schools, One Mission" event. Credit: Stacie D'Eramo

 

Fairfield Prep President Rev. Tom Simisky S.J., alongside presidents from other Jesuit schools at the 2019 Jesuit Gala.

 

 

Fairfield Prep President Rev. Tom Simisky S.J., alongside presidents from other Jesuit schools at the 2019 Jesuit Gala.

 

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