We welcome Gina Cambria, Vice President of Family Foster Care Department in the Bronx. Activities keep our students busy in and outside of the classrooms. St. Dominic’s School’s music teacher Eric Escoffery received scholarship that sent him to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 35th Annual Friends of Saint Dominic’s Awards Dinner in New York City is a success!
Our students celebrated graduations at St. Dominic’s School, TORCH Preschool, and the recently formed UPK program. We welcome new faces to Saint Dominic’s Home and congratulate and honor current ones.We also kickoff of our ‘Teen Angel’ Campaign which focuses on recruiting foster parents for the teens we service.
Many highly talented professionals are appointed to new positions and join our family including Ivan Toper, Program Director of our wonderful new TORCH Annex Universal Pre-K in the Bronx.
We celebrate the opening of the TORCH Annex UPK this past fall and Sister Francis McLean annonces her retirement after 52 Years of Service.
Judith D. Kydon, Executive Director, receives RBA Pinnacle Award. Week of the Young celebrated at TORCH in the Bronx. Dominican Hall residents receive award. New officials and board members elected.
In this edition of VOICES St. Dominic’s School said hello to its new Principal Paul Siragusa and expanded its enrollment with a new certification on autism and speech and language impairment.
Family Foster Care Department was selected by the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) for its innovative pilot program called ChildSuccessNYC and awarded by ACS, a new Family Treatment/Rehabilitation program in the Bronx; and we celebrated more than 100 employees at our Staff Appreciation Day!
At Saint Dominic's Home we consider ourselves family. In January we were saddeded by the loss of Sr. Mary Jenkins, O.P. and in February we were shocked by the news of the untimely passing of Cathy Lopez, who was part of our Developmental Disabilities Department.