January 12, 2018

‘Jeopardy!’ champion will speak at 22nd annual Celebrating Catholic School Values program

Sister Carol Cimino“Jeopardy!” champion and longtime Catholic educator Sister Carol Cimino will be the keynote speaker for the archdiocese’s 2018 Celebrating Catholic School Values reception and awards program on Feb. 22.

The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Indianapolis, in the hotel’s Grand Hall of Union Station. The awards program will follow at 7 p.m.

The event will recognize and thank the many donors who have contributed millions of dollars through the Institute of Quality Education (IQE) to help children receive a Catholic education in the archdiocese. It also will honor four individuals who have used their Catholic education to make a difference in the lives of people.

Tickets may be purchased for $75 at www.archindy.org/ccsv/purchase2018.

For information about the event, contact Joni Ripa at 317-236-1444 or 1-800-382-9836, ext. 1444.

A member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Sister Carol is the superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y., overseeing 50 elementary and high schools in the western part of the state.

She has also served in a variety of positions in Catholic education, including as a teacher, principal, development director and consultant.

The author of several articles, pamphlets and two books, Sister Carol is proudest of the fact that she is still the only religious woman to have been a three-day champion on the television quiz-game show “Jeopardy!” †


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