Xavier X Breakfast Has Record Turnout Crowd Wowed by Speakers

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Posted By on September 26, 2019

The Event: Xavier X Breakfast

The Cause: Legacy of Leadership Capital Campaign

Mission: The Legacy of Leadership Capital Campaign continues to fund Xavier’s Chapel of Our Lady, Founders Hall, Petznick Field, and the Activity Center.

Co-Chairs: Chris Burbach & Eden Higgins

Date held: Sept. 19, 2019

Venue: Xavier College Preparatory Founders Hall

Program Highlight: Haley Scott DeMaria, a 1991 Xavier grad and former
University of Notre Dame swimmer, spoke about surviving a
deadly bus accident when she was a freshman at Notre Dame.
Her book, “What Though the Odds,” chronicles her story of
loss, survival and finding happiness and a new level of spirituality.

Dollars raised: $250,000+

Photography provided by: David Willkie of Duke Photography

Sr. Joanie Nuckols, BVM; Haley Scott DeMaria, Sr. Joan Fitzgerald, BVM & Jan Petrie
Sr. Lynn Winsor, BVM & Eden Higgins
Mary Jane Rynd, Harry Plummer, Jan Petrie, Sr. Joan, BVM, Haley DeMaria & Betty Bool
Shelly Gandhok & Brooke Kopp
Haley Scott DeMaria
Jill Rivera

About Jill Rivera

Jill Rivera is a contributing writer for Frontdoors Media.