This is NDWH ’11 Mike DeChello’s second time as a mentor. “A few years ago, my father’s friend, Mark Milano, reached out to me and told me about Shepherds and that mentors were needed,” said Mike. That conversation with his father’s friend was an ah-ha moment for Mike, “After college, I realized that there was […]
It has been six years since Mark Healey and Celia Pinzi became mentors to NDWH ’18 student Reuben Clark. Shepherds spoke to Mark and Reuben recently to ask about how being in the Shepherds’ program impacted them. “It has been an absolute joy to watch Reuben change from a shy young freshman, to the accomplished college […]
Fred McMullen enjoyed the four years he mentored Alejandro, “The most gratifying part of my Shepherds experience was seeing the pride and confidence my student had when he started his college experience. We stay in touch and it has also been great to see him adapt to and thrive in a completely different environment. This gives […]
Jonathan is the embodiment of the Shepherds’ belief that education is the gift that keeps on giving – long after they graduate our program. He is a 2005 alumnus of Notre Dame West Haven High School and the Shepherds program. He has also given back to our program by becoming a mentor himself. Jonathan continues […]
Greg has been mentoring students from Notre Dame West Haven in the Shepherds program for over a decade. “It is very satisfying to provide guidance to a young person and see him grow and develop into a young man.” A NDWH graduate himself, he values the education of the hearts and minds the high school […]
North Haven’s Greg Dillon Embodies the Spirit of National Mentoring Month. To date he has mentored 8 young men as they navigated four years at Notre Dame High School and the transition to college. Read More.
Darien’s Tammy Taylor has been a mentor since 2002. As a Board Member, Tammy often addresses mentors and students. Her speech at Kolbe’s kickoff night celebrated our diversity and strength. “I see understanding and with understanding comes hope and slowly the differences between us begin to melt away.”