Saturday, October 9 – Homecoming. Father Michael Brunner, OSB, Headmaster of Saint Louis Priory School, surprised visitors with news of a significant donation, which will allow the School to build a new grandstand at Busch Field. Upon completion, this stadium will mark the end of the Building on the Promise Capital Campaign, which began in May 2008.
The grandstand plans call for the current press box to remain and receive a new brick facing. In addition, new construction will include storage areas, a concession stand and restroom facilities. Seating capacity is expected to accommodate up to 500 Priory fans at the main structure, with additional satellite seating for visiting fans across the field.
A paved walking path will provide access to the stadium from the gymnasium parking lot, and handicapped-accessible parking will be located near the grandstand.
This project completes the Building on the Promise capital improvements to the Priory campus. The $10 million of improvements include:
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