News & Events
This article by Erin Kayata appeared in the Stamford Advocate on Saturday, November 26, 2016
Tammy Taylor and one of the students she’s mentored through Shepherds, Chiniki. Taylor lives in Darien, CT and has been part of the Shepherds program for 14 years as of September 2016.
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.”
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 […]
Starting at midnight on March 10th, 2015, join Shepherds and the rest of Fairfield County as we come together and celebrate the INCREDIBLE local non-profit organizations of Fairfield county who strengthen the place we all call home. This is a celebration of philanthropy and a great way to partner with Shepherds to help us change […]
Shepherds hosted a career day for its students at Pfizer’s labs in Groton, CT on November 3rd, 2015. The day was filled with great career advice from two separate professional panels: a Science Professional panel made up of Veterinarians, Chemists, Statisticians and Biologists, as well as a Business Support pannel made up of Human Resource, […]
The Shepherds Board announced this week that Dan McAuliffe has been appointed Executive Director of Shepherds, Inc. effective immediately. Shepherds is a non-profit organization that provides mentors and sponsors for inner-city CT students to attend non-public high schools in their local communities. Dan has been a Director of the Shepherds Board Director since 2011 and […]
Understanding that they have a responsibility to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods, our student and mentors from Kolbe Cathedral and the Order of Malta helped served dinner to residents at Prospect House, a Bridgeport-area shelter for the homeless. The Bridgeport House provides emergency shelter to thirty-two adults on a daily basis, as […]
Dear Shepherds Graduates, Congratulations! You set high goals for yourselves and you did it! We are proud of your accomplishments and expect that you will continue to set your goals high and won’t stop until you achieve them. This is only the beginning of your bright future and it is an honor to share this […]