CovCath announces scholarship in honor of Maria Schaffstein

Maria Schaffstein
Maria Schaffstein

Covington Catholic High School announced Thursday that they are establishing an endowed Maria Schaffstein Memorial Scholarship for the students of the school.

Schaffstein was killed in a car crash in 2010 while she was a senior at Notre Dame Academy.

In response to the tragedy, the Covington Catholic chamber choir was moved to record a memorial CD entitled "To Where You Are." The album has sold nearly 1000 copies, raising $10,000 in funds.

Maria's parents, John & Eileen, attended an all school mass on Thursday to formally announce the scholarship and express their ongoing gratitude to the community for reaching out in honor of their daughter.

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