"Growing Greatness" Everest Academy’s Annual Benefit Event Expects Record Attendance

On May 2nd, 2014, Everest Academy will host an elegant evening Benefit at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL. during which the “Semper Altius” Award will be presented to His Eminence Francis Cardinal George, OMI and to Mr. Jerry Rich of Rich Harvest Farms. The fund raiser benefits Everest Academy and its mission to educate well-rounded Christian leaders which is reflected in the Benefit's theme of "Growing Greatness."

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Connor and Blake enjoy some hoops at recess on the Everest Academy playground.

(PRWEB) April 29, 2014

On May 2nd, 2014, Everest Academy will host an elegant evening Benefit at the inspirational Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL. The fund raiser directly benefits Everest; however all are welcome to enjoy a beautiful evening featuring live and silent auctions using touch pad bidding; a three piece musical accompaniment at the reception and dinner savory dinner selections are enjoyed, followed by amazing evening entertainment with dancing to music by The City Lights Orchestra, a twelve piece, four vocalist big band.

The Benefit is an excellent venue to take in the beauty and ambiance of the Morton Arboretum, as well as to spend the night in support of Everest Academy. The theme is “Growing Greatness,” reflecting the Everest mission: to educate well-rounded Christian leaders, mature youth of character and integrity; authentic leaders who live according to the Gospel values; leaders with a heart of service and a genuine love and concern for others; leaders who will transform society-building the kingdom of Christ in the world. “Growing Greatness”…assisting youth to strive for excellence in all areas of their lives; to grow in greatness morally and spiritually, to live each day with greater purpose and conviction; to grow in greatness by developing all their God given talents.

Everest is privileged at this Benefit evening, to present, thank and honor, with the “Semper Altius” Award, great leaders in our midst, who are building the Kingdom of Christ in the world. As an outstanding Catholic Religious: His Eminence Francis Cardinal George, OMI and as an outstanding Catholic layperson: Mr. Jerry Rich of Rich Harvest Farms. These leaders have enriched our lives with their heroic charity, humility, and generous works; their demonstration of dedication and devotion to their faith, to the community and society.

For more information on attending this special event, the Growing Greatness Benefit, please contact Amy Scoville @ 312-343-3413 or emaileverestadmin(at)everestlemont(dot)com.

Everest Academy is an independent Roman Catholic school in Lemont educating children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The teachers and staff are dedicated to forming the whole child by providing the highest level of academics, by building strong character, and by preparing generous leaders ready to serve the community. If you would like to learn more about Everest Academy’s approach to education, please contact KC Wollenberg in the Admissions Office at 630-243-1995 or visit http://www.everestadvantage.org.


  • KC Wollenberg
    Everest Academy
    +1 630-243-1995 Ext: 7007