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 […]