Trinity Collegiate School receives $15,000 from the McGinnis Foundation

Darlington, SC - Trinity Collegiate School received $15,000 from the Catherine J. McGinnis Family Foundation to be used for tuition assistance and financial aid. This is not the first contribution that McGinnis Foundation has given to Trinity Collegiate. It has supported the School for many years, including this most recently making a pledge of $250,000.

The foundation was established in Virginia in 1998 and focuses on giving to organizations including: Roman Catholic human services, child care, educational, medical, and health services.

Head of School, Ed Hoffman, said “TCS is lucky to have the support of the McGinnis Family Foundation and looks forward to continuing our partnership in the years to come. This donation directly supports the community by making a Trinity Collegiate education available to families who may not have otherwise have been able to enroll.”

The donation was allocated to the School’s tuition assistance program. “25% of Trinity Collegiate families receive tuition assistance and it is a vital component to the schools mission and commitment to inclusivity and diversity of our student body”, said April Munn, Director of Admissions.

Trinity Collegiate School has remained open since the 2020-2021 school year began in August and families have had the option to learn virtually or in person. Donations, from McGinnis Foundation as well as from private donors, have continued during the pandemic and helped the School provide additional health and safety measures for the students, faculty and staff in order to remain open.

Trinity Collegiate School is currently accepting applications for students entering grades 6-12.  Please contact April Munn at amunn@trinitybyrnes.org or 843-395-9124 for more information.

Trinity Collegiate School is a coeducational, non-discriminatory day school in Darlington, South Carolina. The school’s mission is to operate exclusively as a college preparatory school of academic excellence; graduating well-rounded students of intellectual, social, and moral character ready to lead productive lives in a global society.

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