When Northwest Catholic opened its doors Tuesday, September 3, the school had in reserves a $1 million dollar gift given this past summer, $1.5 million in annual fund donations, and a sound budget operating firmly in the black.
Guy Ragland, a junior from West Hartford, delivered the opening prayer in Chinese. Newton Deng, a junior from China currently living with a host family in West Hartford, played the flute. And Steven Tian, a sophomore from China, also living with a host family in town, gave the keynote address.
President & Head of School Christian Cashman had a vision for the community gathering space, and thanks to the generosity of many supporters, an important part of that vision was realized in the NWC Pride Café & Spirit Store.
President Christian Cashman spoke of King’s commitment to the “beloved community,” urging the audience to help realize King’s dream by making Northwest Catholic a “beloved community” and remembering all the great leader preached.