Bishop McCort Receives Transformational Gift


From Bishop McCort Catholic High School

Officials at Bishop McCort Catholic High School announced today a transformational gift that represents a significant investment in the future of the school.

Bishop McCort Principal/CAO Tom Smith and Tim Clark, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, reported that they received one of the largest gift’s in the school’s history through a $1 million commitment from alumnus Bernard Skubak.

The gift is in support of the Bishop McCort Centennial Capital Campaign, which is the most significant capital campaign in Bishop McCort’s 100-year history.

“This gift builds upon the generous investments of several other alumni and community friends who recently made significant gifts and pledges to support the exciting vision that has been established for our community’s Catholic schools,” said Tim Clark, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and a 1976 alumna of Bishop McCort. “A gift of this magnitude assures our leaders, teachers, staff and alumni that we are moving in the right direction at Bishop McCort and speaks to the potential that remains yet to be tapped.”

[Photo Courtesy Todd Berkey/Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: (left to right) Tim Clark, Chairman – Board of Trustees; Joshua Goins; Shakile Ferguson; Megan Le; Kiersten Way; and Tom Smith, Principal/CAO.]