Educational Philanthropy: Catherine J. Arpino's Legacy of Scholarship and College Guidance at St. Augustine Prep

Educational Philanthropy: Catherine J. Arpino’s Legacy of Scholarship and College Guidance at St. Augustine Prep

In the world of education, few acts of generosity are as impactful as those which support students in their pursuit of higher learning. Catherine J. Arpino, a devoted advocate for quality education and college guidance, understood the significance of these contributions. Her legacy lives on through a substantial donation to St. Augustine Preparatory School, displaying her unwavering commitment to helping high school students achieve their academic dreams.

Catherine J. Arpino’s dedication to education was a cornerstone of her life. During her lifetime, she generously supported students around South Jersey including those at St. Augustine Prep. She also established the Catherine Arpino Nursing and Allied Health Field scholarships in the following schools: Vineland Senior High School, Sacred Heart High School, Buena Regional High School, RCSJ-Cumberland. Her vision was to ensure that young minds had access to a quality education, setting the stage for their successful futures. The Catherine J. Arpino Scholarship Fund at St. Augustine Prep was established to support students enrolling or already enrolled at the Prep. Ms. Arpino’s passion for education and her belief in the transformative power of guidance in the college admissions process was clear, making her scholarship awards a beacon of hope for countless young scholars.

The lasting impact of Catherine J. Arpino’s generosity will help pave the way for numerous students to pursue their educational goals. Her legacy lives on through the scholarships that bear her name, supporting young scholars on their journey toward a brighter future. Additionally, in her memory, St. Augustine Preparatory School has dedicated the College Guidance & Student Services wing in her name, providing students with the guidance and support they need to navigate the college admissions process. This tangible tribute ensures that Catherine’s vision and passion for education continue to thrive within the school’s community.

Catherine J. Arpino’s unwavering commitment to education and college guidance has left an indelible mark on St. Augustine Prep, its students, its counselors and the future generations of scholars. Her legacy is a testament to the lasting impact one individual can have on the lives of many, and her generous contributions will continue to shape the educational experiences of countless young minds.

To learn more about the Catherine J. Arpino Scholarship Fund or to inquire about following Ms. Arpino’s example, please contact the Advancement Department at (856) 697-2600 ext. 165 or