Rummel’s Donovan Kaufman Earns December Athlete of the Month Honor
Donovan Kaufman, the football star from Archbishop Rummel High School, has been selected as the Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month for December.
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Cameron Washington ’19 Honored at 27th Annual Cox Inspirational Student Heroes Ceremony
Congratulations to Cameron Washington '19 for being selected as a 2019 Cox Inspirational Student Hero. Cameron truly represents the mission of Brother Martin High School in all that he does. We are so proud of you, Cameron!
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American Graduate Champion: Yvette Endom (WLAE)
View a video about American Graduate Champion: Yvette Endom (WLAE)
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Louisiana First Foundation
The PLEASE Foundation (PLEASE) was founded in 2007 by native New Orleanian, Yvette Endom. A passion for helping at-risk children and displacement from her home for nine months due to Hurricane Katrina, drove Yvette to make our community a better place.
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New Orleans Public Television
WLAE recognized Yvette Endom of the Please Foundation, Chef Emeril Lagasse for his work with St. Michael Special School and Sister Paulette Tiefenbrunn, SSND, former principal of Holy Rosary. Read about in this pdf.
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Foundation Raises Funds to Continue to Support Local Students through College
The PLEASE Foundation (People Leading Educational and Spiritual Excellence), an organization located in Metairie, held a series of fundraising events to show their support for students who are making strides for their future, academically.
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Jay Notes (Pages 18-25)
Bellazer says that one person, in particular, steered him to Carrollton and Banks. Yvette Endom, the founding director of the PLEASE Foundation and a mentor at his grammar school, the now shuttered Cathedral Academy, “pretty much told me I’d be going to Jesuit since the first grade,” says Bellazer.
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St. Mary's Dominican High School honors alumnae for service and dedication
Yvette Talamo Endom '90 was honored as alumna of the year during homecoming weekend at St. Mary's Dominican High School in New Orleans. Endom is founder and executive director of the PLEASE, or People Leading Educational and Spiritual Excellence Foundation, which provides mentoring and scholarships for inner-city children to attend Catholic schools in New Orleans.
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Education is the key to success! -PLEASE FOUNDATION - Yvette Endom
Yvette Endom , a native from New Orleans founded an organization in 2007 focused on helping at risk, inner-city children receive a better education.
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Cameron Washington
Through the Please Foundation, Cameron was the first recipient of the prestigious Joseph McCloskey Schmidt five year high school scholarship.
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Noah Bower
Noah is the third Brother Martin student to receive this prestigious scholarship from the PLEASE Foundation and Schmidt family.
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Kolbe Cage
In many ways, Kolbe Cage has played a vital role in the Arizona Wildcats’ 2021 football recruiting class.
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Zoe Saputra
As for her next steps, through the help of school volunteer Yvette Endom’s PLEASE (People Leading Educational and Spiritual Excellence) Foundation, Zoe will attend Cabrini High School to continue her Catholic education. For the last four years, the foundation has helped place every Cathedral Academy graduate in a Catholic high school.
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Donovan Kaufman
Our Alumni
While the contributions of a safety often fly under the radar, Donovan Kaufman’s certainly do not. As Vanderbilt fans have already witnessed, he boasts incredible athleticism, vision and instincts.
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Scholarship
2020 scholarship winner Anaya LeBlanc
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The Quarterback of the Defense: Donovan Kaufman
As a former six sport Varsity athlete and Louisiana state champion, Donovan Kaufman brings a winning pedigree and positionless skillset to Vanderbilt.
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Education is the key to success!
Yvette Endom , a native from New Orleans founded an organization in 2007 focused on helping at risk, inner-city children receive a better education.
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The PLEASE Foundation
The PLEASE Foundation (PLEASE) was founded in 2007 by native New Orleanian, Yvette Endom. A passion for helping at-risk children and displacement from her home for nine months due to Hurricane Katrina, drove Yvette to make our community a better place.
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Rummel linebacker Donovan Kaufman named Class 5A defensive MVP
Two undefeated teams, Acadiana High and Archbishop Rummel, split the individual honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State team after winning the Class 5A and Division I state titles.
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Rummel caps state title with 9 college signings; Donovan Kaufman keeps Vanderbilt commitment
Donovan Kaufman had planned since the summer to play football in college at Vanderbilt, among the first schools to offer the Rummel defensive back a scholarship.
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Cameron Washington ’19 Creates ‘Live to See Cancer Cured’ Foundation
During a classroom assignment for Mr. Melito’s junior religion class last year, Cameron Washington ‘19 wrote a poem that enlightened people about his journey.
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PLEASE Foundation Announces Joseph McCloskey Schmidt Scholarship Winner
The Schmidt Family and the PLEASE Foundation announced that Cameron Washington has been chosen to be the 2015 Joseph McCloskey Scholarship recipient.
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Foundation Raises Funds to Continue to Support Local Students through College
The months of April and May mark the ending of the school year and high school careers for many students in New Orleans.
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St. Mary's Dominican High School honors alumnae for service and dedication
Yvette Talamo Endom '90 was honored as alumna of the year during homecoming weekend at St. Mary's Dominican High School in New Orleans.
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Jaynotes
Download pdf and visit page 18-25 to read about the Please Foundation.
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A Future of Excellence
Amid the flurry of attention that befell New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Katrina, a distinct motif wove its way through the media’s coverage of our city.
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PLEASE Foundation Announces Joseph McCloskey Schmidt Scholarship Winner
The Schmidt Family and the PLEASE Foundation announced that Cameron Washington has been chosen to be the 2015 Joseph McCloskey Scholarship recipient.
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The PLEASE Pursuit Of Endom’s Calling
Yvette Endom has a mission.She wants to attend every high school and college graduation of all the kids she’s helped through The PLEASE Foundation.
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Good Shepherd parishioners embrace uniform fund
Dozens of families at St. Stephen Catholic School will receive a small break on their back-to-school expenses this fall, thanks to the generous faith community at Good Shepherd Parish in New Orleans.
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