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Catholic foundation to pay school costs

Catholic Academy of West Buffalo and St. Stephen parochial school on Grand Island will receive grants from the Foundation of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo to pay the tuition and fees of five pupils evacuated from Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina.

The foundation's board of trustees authorized up to $20,000 for the current school year for pupils affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who attended diocesan Catholic elementary schools.

Catholic Academy will get $9,840 for tuition and fees for three pupils, while St. Stephen school will receive $4,392 for two pupils.