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Saturday, May 21



A community event to celebrate Student, Alumni, and Faculty Accomplishments

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See latest accomplishments from JPCatholic’s community

Celebrate Saint John Paul II’s Birthday

Support our scholarship fund by attending evening gala

Group of JPCatholic Students on the Sign
Group of JPCatholic Students by the Sign


Free and open to all. RSVP Required.

What is JPCatholic Day?

JPCatholic Day is an opportunity for our community to experience what students, alumni, and faculty are accomplishing in creative arts, business, and humanities. The day will include breakouts showcasing visual art, theatre performances, business presentations, short films, humanities presentations, and a behind the scenes look at three feature films from our faculty and students.

Who is the event for?

The event is open to anyone who is interested in seeing how JPCatholic’s community is impacting culture for Christ: alumni, parents, benefactors, prospective students, current students, and members of the local community.


JPCatholic Campus
155, 200, & 220 W. Grand Ave., Escondido, CA 92025

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Parallel breakout sessions will highlight faculty accomplishments, our current academic programs, and exciting new programmatic developments.

  • Cinematic Arts with Prof. George Simon
  • Visual Arts with Prof. Max Hulburt
  • Humanities with Prof. Steve Kramp
  • Business with Prof. Joe Connolly

  • Attendees can take advantage of the many dining options on Grand Ave.
  • Reunion Lunch for Alumni – RSVP required.

Dr. Derry Connolly, President and Founder

Note: Talk will be streamed, via Zoom, for those unable to attend in person.

Enjoy a diverse mix of student and alumni accomplishments:

  • Cinematic Arts - Film Productions
  • Acting - Theatre Showcase
  • Visual Arts - Art and Design Showcase
  • Humanities – Student Presentations
  • Business – Student Conversations

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Tickets Required


Benefactors will enjoy an evening of amazing student entertainment, food, and fellowship. All funds raised from tickets go to our Student Scholarship Fund. There will be no fundraising during the dinner.

Cocktail Attire


Vintana Wine + Dine Restaurant
1205 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA 92029

Ticketing Options

Patron Level Individual Table of 10
Platinum $2,500 $25,000
Gold $1,000 $10,000
Silver $500 $5,000


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JPCatholic Students Faces
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