Christian Heiden shared with his audience his experiences of starting his university experience at St. John’s in New York City to study social justice before transferring to Uconn to major in applied and resource economics with a concentration in international development.
Alex Murillo '15 and Brandon Couloute '10 after their performance with Studio 860.
Erin Neagle, a 2008 graduate of Northwest Catholic, recently returned to the school as a guest speaker in the new Alumni LEADS program to discuss her work in hospitality management.
Colleen Riley '12 is currently a pharmacist at CVS in Cromwell. She spoke to seniors of her experiences at NWC, her road to Duquesne University’s School of Pharmacy, and why students should step out of their comfort zones and take risks until they find their place. Riley also discussed the challenges of pharmacy work, the opioid crisis, and why she likes working one-on-one with patients to improve their health.
Leon Babcock, a 2015 graduate of Northwest Catholic High School, returned to his alma mater this month to talk with seniors about his experiences in the University of Connecticut’s Air Force ROTC program.
Adam Gooley, a 2003 graduate of NWC, earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Justice and Law Administration. Today he is a Corrections Officer at the Hartford Correctional Center.
Liz Stafford Kurantowicz '00 returned to her alma mater November 28 as a guest speaker in the school’s new Alumni LEADS program. Northwest Catholic was delighted to have Liz “home” for a visit and to illustrate for its burgeoning political scientists what a career in advocacy and service is all about.
Pedro Rivera, a retired Hartford police officer and 1996 graduate of Northwest Catholic, recently returned to his alma mater to talk with students about his path to public service and the many rewards and challenges of police work.
Derek Donnelly is an attorney at Blackburn & O’Hara. He lives in Suffield with his wife and two children and remains a proud graduate of Northwest Catholic’s Class of 1998.