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Camillus Academy Alumni Association, Inc.
Academy Alumni Association, Inc.
from SCAAA Board President, Pete Samples,
October 17, 2016
SCAAA 2016 Alumni Banquet
us Saturday, November 5, 2016, at David’s
Steakhouse, Corbin, KY 40701, 5:00pm –
9:00pm, for the SCAAA 2016 Alumni Banquet &
Reunion. Let our Treasurer, Stu Hardesty,
know you will be there by mailing your $15
dues for the year and $15 per person or $25
per couple for the banquet meal.
Mail same to SCAAA, P. O. Box 1701,
There will be a short business
meeting during the banquet only for the
purpose of discussing the potential of
building The New St. Camillus Academy.
The Passing of Our Attorney
heartbroken over the recent and unexpected
passing of the SCAAA board attorney and a
long time personal friend, Patrick C.
RIP my friend!
The New St. Camillus Academy
I have been
ridiculed for suggesting that a new high
school is even remotely possible in the
Corbin geographical area.
It has been said that no one will be
interested in a one room school building.
It has been stated that I have made
several mistakes in taking on such a
I have been called a liar by saying
that 93 responses have been made to the
questionnaires or surveys asking for the
public’s opinion about the quality of
education in the Corbin area and that I have
offended the public school systems in that
area by asking for such an opinion.
Perhaps these comments have some
merit – time will tell,
except the one about the 93 survey
That figure was true as of a couple
Those disputing this could not
possibly know how many surveys came back by
mail to P. O. Box 257, Dry Ridge, KY 41035
and/or via e-mail.
I do know this…depending on the total
number or survey responses and the
favor of a new school will determine whether
a New St. Camillus Academy will soon become
a reality. The use of land has been promised
in Knox County as well as on-gong funding
for the underwriting of school related
equipment, salaries and overhead has been
assured by a local financial institution.
The SCAAA has the necessary funds
available right now to pay for the materials
and labor associated with the costs of
constructing a large one-room school
If there is a
chance that you support the notion of a New
St. Camillus Academy, please attend that
2016 SCAAA Banquet and Reunion, Saturday,
November 5, 2016 at David’s Steakhouse in
Without you, it is possible that
those who are doubters will win out and the
opportunity of a New St. Camillus Academy
Bye the way, there are no plans, at
this time or in the near future, to ask for
any financial support from you or the
Once a New St. Camillus Academy is up
and running, a plan for a capital fund drive
to enlarge the campus will be an option.
on our Event Page.
Then click on the link at the top of
the page and respond to the opinion survey.
If for some reason, you cannot attend
our banquet and reunion on November 5,
2016, another way to show your
support is by completing the survey.
Since this survey is strictly
electronic and handled through Survey
Monkey, no one can be accused of rigging the
Word on Lawsuit
with the passing of our board attorney,
there is no word on the lawsuit filed
against the Department of Charitable Gaming
jointly by the SCAAA and three other
I have asked for and received a
response from the Kentucky Bar Association
on what the SCAAA
do to obtain new legal representation
concerning the lawsuit.
Peter O. Samples, SCAAA
FORWARD TO SEEING YOU, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH.”
Alumni Association, Inc.