Fifteen young men and women received their high school diplomas yesterday from Kolbe Cathedral HS in Bridgeport. Congratulations to all of these incredible students and their families!
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.
Thank you to the New Canaan Advertiser for helping Shepherds celebrate National Mentorship Month! We are grateful for the commitment of New Canaan resident, Karen Lynn Murray, and all of our mentors.
The Weston Forum featured Weston resident, Lindsay Duggan and her student, Odera Smart, in a column promoting National Mentorship Month. Click to read the article.
January is National Mentoring month – a time set aside to promote youth mentorship in the United States. Shepherds is planning Mentor Appreciation nights later in the month at both high schools. Contact Amy Chickles at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
Congratulations to the recipients of Kolbe Cathedral High School’s “Work Hard & Be Nice” Students of the Month Award. The award honors students who embody the Kolbe values – caring for others in the spirit of Christianity, sharing knowledge, skills & talents for the good of others, and strength of character. Read More.