Shepherds students started their college admission process by visiting several area colleges and universities including the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London.
January is National Mentoring Month. Bridgeport-based Shepherds is looking for 20 new mentors for high school students this fall.
Members of the New Canaan Community Foundation (NCCF) joined Shepherds Executive Director, Dan McAuliffe and student liaison, Lisa Matson at Kolbe Cathedral High School in Bridgeport on April 21st to see students demonstrate their prowess with HP Google Chromebooks.
Shepherds (www.shepherdsmentors.org) is looking for mentors, sponsors and donors in the greater Bridgeport and New Haven area.
Mentors and students from Kolbe Cathedral volunteered together for The Exchange Club of New Canaan’s Christmas Tree Sale. The club transforms Kiwanis Park into a Christmas village each year with over 1,200 trees including Fraser Firs and Balsams – as well as wreaths, roping, tree stands and other seasonal merchandise. Proceeds go to awareness and prevention of child abuse and many other local charities like Shepherds.
Last week four Shepherds freshmen and their mentors were welcomed at the Shepherds/KCHS Kick Off Night. These new students join the 39 other young men and women already enrolled at Kolbe Cathedral through Shepherds.
Five incoming Shepherds freshmen were introduced to their mentors at last month’s Back to School Night Dinner in the Maureen and George J. Collins ’58 Auditorium. We wish them and their mentors all the best during their four years as Green Knights.
Congratulations to the 23 Shepherds students who graduated from our partner schools this year! With hard work and the support these students received from their mentors and the Shepherds program, 100% of our students graduated from high school and were accepted to college. Almost all of our seniors received some form of scholarship/financial aid from the […]