Cabayan Family Donates $500,000 to Holy Martyrs Elementary School

MONTEBELLO—On the evening of January 6, the Feast of the Nativity and Theophany, hundreds of Prelacy supporters and friends gathered at “Bagramian” Hall at Montebello’s Holy Cross Cathedral for the annual Prelate’s Traditional New Year and Christmas Dinner.

Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian expressed his gratitude and appreciation to all the sponsors and donors for their continued support and encouragement.

The Prelate then stated that among the evening’s surprises was a special announcement; Dr. and Mrs. Vatche and Shoushig Cabayan of San Francisco had donated $500,000 to Holy Martyrs Elementary and Ferrahian High School in memory of their mother Mary Cabayan.  On behalf of the Executive Council, Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools, and the school’s administration and board, the Prelate officially announced that the elementary section will be renamed “Holy Martyrs Mary Cabayan Elementary School.”


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  1. Vahram sarrafian said:

    The Cabayans were a Family friends in Damascus,Syria.
    I knew very well the parents of Vatche Cabayan.
    Could you please send me Vatche Cabayan’s email of address?

    Many thanks,

    Vahram sarrafian