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.
Shepherds is so proud of the 8 young women and 3 young men who graduated from Kolbe Cathedral HS on June 7th. This coverage was provided by the CTPost. Congratulations students – well done!
Seven young men from the Shepherds program at Notre Dame West Haven graduated on Sunday, May 27th. Congratulations to these students, their mentors, teachers and families.
In preparation for our 20th Anniversary celebration in October, Shepherds is working with Westport ad agency wsaa and Greenwich videographer Gus Cantavero to videotape interviews with mentors, students and alumni. The team was on site at both Kolbe Cathedral and Notre Dame this week speaking to a number of people whose lives have been changed […]
Notre Dame Alumnus, LA entertainment lawyer, pastor, author and community builder, Marc. T. Little, returned to campus to visit with other alumni, learn about the school’s Shepherd program and share his experiences.
Mentors, students and family members along with NDWH staff, gathered on January 24th in the Maureen and George J. Collins ’58 Auditorium at Notre Dame High School to celebrate the role of Shepherds mentors in students’ lives.
In 1998, Shepherds started with 7 freshmen at Kolbe Cathedral High School. Over 250 alumni later, we are celebrating 20 years of Changing Lives…One Student at a Time. Mark your calendar for our 20th anniversary dinner on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Inn at Longshore in Westport.
Congratulations to the inspiring Mr. Gregory B. Dillon ’74 who will be inducted tonight as one of seven of 2017’s Knights of Honor at Notre Dame High School. In addition to mentoring 8 young men through Shepherds at his beloved alma mater, Greg is a former law enforcement and business professional. You may read his complete Bio courtesy of NDWH by clicking on his picture.