John Paul II Catholic School is committed to preparing students with diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life through intellectual, physical, and spiritual programs that advance academic excellence, leadership, a healthy lifestyle, and service to others while fostering discipleship according to the traditions of the Catholic faith.
"Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch." - the bold and brave words of St. Pope John Paul II.
Another year of
Merit Scholarship Totals
Palmetto Fellows Scholarship - $87,600
LIFE Scholarship - $200,000
HOPE Scholarship - $179,200
Total Number of Students Receiving State Scholarships - 29
Total Value of State Scholarships - $466,800
Other Academic Scholarships and Grants - $2,116,310
Total Award Value for the Class of 2021 - $2,583,110
John Paul II Catholic School is proud to announce senior, Gracyn Kenyon, has been elevated to National Merit Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation - the school's first-ever Finalist! Gracyn had been notified in September of 2020 that she was a Semifinalist.
Gracyn will continue in the competition vying for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million offered in the Spring.
"Gracyn is one of the brightest students I have encountered in my long career in education," said JPII Principal, John McCarthy. "Her classroom insights and contributions are amazing."
Congratulations to JPII seniors Hope and Jasmine Hamilton who have signed letter of intent to play college volleyball. Hope will be playing for the Tornadoes of Brevard College located in Brevard, NC. Jasmine will be attending Converse College where she will be playing for the Valkyries in Spartanburg, SC .
As JPII continues to improve its academic program, it continues to expand and refine its AP curriculum. This month, 67 students are scheduled to take 141 AP exams. Last year, only the second administration of AP exams at the school, yielded an impressive 71 percentage of the students receiving a score of 3 or above!
JPII will be offering 15 AP courses in 2018 - 2019: AP Environmental, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP United States History, AP United States Government and Politics, AP European History, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Art History, AP Studio Art and AP Music Theory.
For more information about the JPII admissions’ process, please visit the John Paul II website at or call (843) 645-3838.
Registration forms are available in the Narthex or to register online, you can click on this link.
For more information on Sponsorships, Awards Reception details, Teacher Sponsors, Silent Auction items, and more, contact John Dever.
Or Brian Quinty
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