Meet Omari, a second-grader at St. Ignatius Catholic School. Omari is a Cub Scout and athlete (He plays football and basketball, and practices Karate!) who looks up to Martin Luther King, Jr., and wants to be a police officer.


Q: What do you like to do for fun?
A: I like to run, go to karate, and to Cub Scouts. I also like to play football and basketball.

Q: What is your favorite thing about your school?
A: I like all of the books.

Q: What is your favorite subject at school? Why? What do you like most about it?
A: I love Math because it teaches you how to add and subtract different things, like money.

Q: Who is your role model and why do you look up to them?
A: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I like him because he helped a lot of people.

Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?
A: I want to be a police officer because I can help people.

Tangeka (Omari’s mother)

Q: What are your hopes for your CSFP child?
A: I hope that Omari gets the best education that he can receive.

Q: Why do you think it is important for your child to attend a tuition-based school in Philadelphia?
A: Tuition-based schools in Philadelphia are important to me because of the quality of education and the SAFETY of the school community.

Q: How does your CSFP scholarship affect your family?
A: The CSFP scholarship helps me give my son the opportunity to receive a high-quality education.

Q: What would you tell others about CSFP?
A: CSFP is a blessing. This scholarship program is great! It helps me afford to pay for a quality education for my son.