The Sister Emma Yondura Endowment Fund has been established to honor and commemorate Sister Emma’s inspiring legacy at St. Leo Catholic School. The endowment will enable St. Leo to award an annual full scholarship to a rising first grade student. Several anonymous benefactors have generously created a $25,000 matching gift to kick off the fundraising campaign. Our goal is to raise an additional $25,000 for a total of $50,000 to begin the endowment fund.
First grade students have been Sister’s love since 1970 when she began teaching in the Diocese of Charlotte and she has been an integral part of Saint Leo Catholic School for over 25 years. While we can never adequately repay Sister Emma for her tireless commitment to Saint Leo School students and families, we can ensure that her legacy of assisting students will endure for generations.
Contributions can be made through our parish website’s online giving option or by a check made out to Saint Leo Catholic School/Sister Emma Endowment Fund on the memo line.