One of the oldest Catholic high schools in Louisville launched a fundraiser to make the school more affordable and diverse.On Thursday, St. Xavier announced the public phase of the X Effect Campaign.According to organizers, the school has already raised $39 million of its $51 million goal. It’s the largest campaign endeavor in the school’s 155-year history. Most of the money will be used to provide tuition assistance and scholarships to students.”It’s the board’s goal to make certain that any young man who wants a St. Xavier education, who wants that experience will get it, will not be denied because he can’t afford it,” said Kevin Smith, chairman of the board of directors at St. Xavier High School.The school will also use $7 million to renovate the Callahan Media Center and build a new interactive learning center. It will be named after former President Perry Sangalli, who died earlier this year.

One of the oldest Catholic high schools in Louisville launched a fundraiser to make the school more affordable and diverse.

On Thursday, St. Xavier announced the public phase of the X Effect Campaign.
According to organizers, the school has already raised $39 million of its $51 million goal. It’s the largest campaign endeavor in the school’s 155-year history.

Most of the money will be used to provide tuition assistance and scholarships to students.

“It’s the board’s goal to make certain that any young man who wants a St. Xavier education, who wants that experience will get it, will not be denied because he can’t afford it,” said Kevin Smith, chairman of the board of directors at St. Xavier High School.

The school will also use $7 million to renovate the Callahan Media Center and build a new interactive learning center.

It will be named after former President Perry Sangalli, who died earlier this year.