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.
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.
Shepherds students from Notre Dame of West Haven will graduate this Sunday. In advance of the ceremony, an Honors Convocation was held in the Collins Auditorium on Thursday 5/17/18. Several of the graduating Shepherds seniors received honors at the event.
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.
Shepherds students started their college admission process by visiting several area colleges and universities including the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London.
Fairfield County’s Giving Day is Thursday, March 1st. Shepherds has been changing students’ lives here in Fairfield County for 20 years. Visit FCGives.org to donate today.