(PRESS RELEASE)_WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (June 21, 2023) - Cardinal Newman High School (CNHS), a premier college preparatory Catholic high school, officially broke ground on its transformative $10 million renovation to the school’s North Academic Building. The renovation begins an exciting chapter in the school’s history as it undertakes significant enhancements to provide its students with an even more enriching learning environment.
“We deeply appreciate the generosity of the many donors who have contributed and believed in the vision to enhance Cardinal Newman’s facilities to provide students with an unrivaled learning environment,” said outgoing President Brother Thomas Zoppo, FSC. “The incredible support and philanthropy of donors have surpassed our expectations, securing vital resources to propel the school’s mission forward.”
The newly renovated building will bring a state-of-the-art facility to students, faculty, and administration and is scheduled to be completed in about a year. Throughout the renovation, CNHS remains fully operational and dedicated to delivering exceptional education to its students.
With a focus on innovation, and student-centered spaces, the ambitious endeavor will create a dynamic environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and academic achievement. The renovation includes a more centralized entry; a welcome center with offices for admissions, college advising, and student services; state-of-the-art science facilities and laboratories; an innovation center; and classrooms for mathematics.
Centrally located in West Palm Beach, CNHS has provided a college preparatory Catholic High School for over 60 years. The leadership of Brother Thomas Zoppo, FSC, joined by campaign Chairs Nick Coniglio and Rich Rendina and Major Gifts Chairs Ellen Acosta and Jim Arrigo (Board Advisory Chair) brought the vision to fruition. The school continues fundraising for the Shaping the Future appeal, a five-year endeavor that will allow advancement to be completed in phases as funding is provided.
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