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Highland Park native Jim Murphy is acknowledged in the crowd at the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund’s annual gala, Sept. 28, in Chicago. Photos submitted
Donors Justin (from left) and Erin Foley, of Lake Forest, smile with fellow donors Brian and Colleen Gelber, of Winnetka at the event.
Erin Yarnall, Editor
2:36 am CST November 3, 2019

In a room filled with supporters and donors of the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund, Jim Murphy, a co-founder of the scholarship organization sat proudly, watching as the organization raised more than $1.5 million to help fund private high school education for students.

Murphy, a Highland Park native who graduated from Wilmette’s Loyola Academy personally felt the impact of a private high school education.