Jim & Elaine Day Family
Jim Day, Elder Class of 1947, is the president, owner and CEO of Esther Price Candies. Jim, along with three other Cincinnati business partners, purchased the Dayton candy company from founder, Esther Price, in 1976. In 2006, he became the sole owner of Esther Price and, more recently, his three daughters and sons-in-laws joined Jim in ownership, making it a family owned and operated company! Prior to owning Esther Price Candies, Jim worked for Day Precision Wall. Jim is married to Elaine, his wife of 63 years. Jim and Elaine created the scholarship in 1997 because they strongly believe in the value of a Catholic education and want more Catholic youths to have that opportunity.