Conwell-Egan Catholic High School in Fairless Hills, Bucks County celebrated a $5 million donation on Nov. 15 by the Danaher Lynch Foundation. It is among the largest single gifts ever received by a Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The foundation was established by Patricia and Thomas Lynch, 1972 graduates, respectively, of the all-girls Bishop Conwell High School and all-boys Bishop Egan. The two schools merged into Conwell-Egan in 1993. Thomas Lynch today is executive chairman of the technology firm TE Connectivity. The largest gift in the school’s history “will significantly impact the educational experience of every student who walks through our doors,” said CEC President Daniel Lodise. “This September we celebrated our 60th anniversary; today we celebrate the start of a golden era at Conwell-Egan Catholic. Catholic education is alive and well in Bucks County.” (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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