WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS the 2012 school year marks Camden Catholic High School’s 125th Anniversary, recognizing the school’s official founding in September 1887 as a parochial school and its move to Cherry Hill Township in 1962; and
WHEREAS since its establishment, Camden Catholic has grown in its “tradition of excellence,” and remains a classic example of a school that remembers the past, while celebrating the present and preparing for the future; and
WHEREAS Camden Catholic educates young men and women spiritually, academically, socially and physically in a faith-based community, and encourages life-long learning and leadership in a global society and Catholic tradition; and
WHEREAS Camden Catholic remains committed to community service through student participation in the long-standing Campus Ministry curriculum and “Learning to Serve, Serving to Learn” program; and
WHEREAS the Cherry Hill Mayor and Township Council are honored to recognize the entire Camden Catholic High School community for its outstanding commitment to the Cherry Hill community, education to students past and present, and continued positive impact.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby proclaim Sunday, September 23, 2012, as
High School Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in recognizing Camden Catholic High School, and its students, teachers, staff, administrators, and parents for their continued commitment to the community.
September 23, 2012