Successful Crusade: Wildwood Catholic to Remain Open

The Diocese of Camden has accepted Wildwood Catholic’s proposal to move forward as Wildwood Catholic Academy “for the school year 2020-2021 and into the distant future, God-willing.” The Diocese of Camden had originally announced Wildwood Catholic would be closing at the end of this school year, but school officials were able to raise over one million dollars since late April.

The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team was one of the best in the state this past season, winning the Non-Public B South title before the coronavirus pandemic abruptly ended the season. The Crusaders girls basketball team also had an outstanding season this past winter.

Here’s JSZ’s feature story on the the Crusaders’ hopeful outlook, after receiving the closing news back in April: