News & Events
Mentoring can be sweet – really sweet! Kolbe Cathedral freshmen (L-R) Valentina, Annaclaudia, Quiana and Lauren gathered at the Fairfield home of Quiana’s mentor, Marlene Kimberly along with Valentina’s mentor, Sara Tieke, Annaclaudia’s mentor, Hetty Nerod, and Lauren’s mentor, Laura Canning for some serious Christmas Cookie baking. Merry Christmas to all of our students, staff, […]
Reuben Clarke, NDWH ’18, is credited with saving lives with his quick actions on an Amtrak train bound for Penn Station on Thanksgiving Eve.
Thank you to the BIC Corporation and to Chief Financial Officer, Jim DiPietro, who coordinated a career day at their headquarters in Shelton. Fifty-seven students, staff and mentors from both Kolbe Cathedral High School and Notre Dame West Haven attended the event. The day included 12 speakers from all different branches of BIC – marketing, […]
Shepherds 20th Anniversary Gala at The Inn at Longshore in Westport on Thursday, October 11th was a time for celebration and for reflection on the accomplishments of our more than 300 student alumni and their mentors. It also served as a platform for creating a foundation for the next 20 years — as Executive Director, […]
On Thursday evening, October 11th, Shepherds, a mentoring and scholarship non-profit based in Bridgeport, will honor two of its most experienced and dedicated mentors, Tammy Taylor of Darien and Greg Dillon of North Haven, at its gala at The Inn at Longshore in Westport.
Byron Pitts, Co Anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, is ready to celebrate with the Shepherds Community on Thursday, October 11th at the Inn at Longshore. Are you? Visit www.shepherdsmentors.org for information. Click the link in our news section to view a message from Byron. IMG_2233
Shepherds and Notre Dame West Haven High School held their annual Back to School evening on Tuesday, September 18th. Students, new and old, joined their mentors, families and staff from both organizations to celebrate the beginning of a new school year. Six young men make up our Shepherds Class of 2022. The group is particularly […]
On Thursday evening, October 11th, Shepherds, a mentoring and scholarship non-profit based in Bridgeport, will celebrate 20 years of “changing students lives” with a gala at The Inn at Longshore in Westport. The evening will feature highly respected TV journalist and co-anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, Byron Pitts, speaking on his inspiring life experience growing up in inner city Baltimore and overcoming the challenges of illiteracy and a speech impediment.
Reading “The Cat in the Hat” and other stories was part of “Read Across America Day” for many of our students at Kolbe in the mid 2000’s. The nationwide reading celebration takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
The planning committee, including Shepherds’ Board of Directors, met recently to continue planning for this year’s 20th anniversary celebration scheduled for Thursday, October 11th at The Inn at Longshore in Westport.