2018 NCEA Seton Awards & Philanthropy Symposium

The NCEA Seton Award is named after Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in recognition of her lifelong dedication to teaching. This award is presented annually to exemplary individuals whose support and service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of our nation’s youth. Seton honorees have a scholarship presented in their honor to a deserving Catholic school student in the local community. NCEA will also be hosting a symposium during the day of the Seton Gala that will focus on sharing best practice and discussions about philanthropy programs for Catholic schools.

Itinerary for October 1, 2018

LOCATION The Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Seton Catholic Education Philanthropy Symposium
6:00 p.m. Seton Awards Gala Reception
7:00 p.m. Seton Awards Gala Dinner
8:30 p.m. Dessert & Networking Reception


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Past Seton Honorees

Seton honorees are recognized at the NCEA Seton Awards Gala, which raises funds to sustain NCEA’s research, leadership development, and advocacy programs that support Catholic school educators and students.

Past Seton Honorees 1991-2017

Seton Scholars

NCEA Seton Award honorees are able to select a deserving Catholic school student, in their local community, to be presented with a scholarship in their honor. Today, NCEA Seton Scholars represent more than 2 million students attending Catholic elementary and secondary schools nationwide. The scholarships they receive are named in recognition of the Seton honorees.

Past Seton Scholars 1991-2017


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Contact Information

Matt Russell
Chief Advancement and Business Development Officer
(571) 451-2877

2018 Seton Nomination Form
(Adobe PDF File)

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