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Leadership, Social & Service


Ambassadors Club

Moderator: Mrs. Solomon
Description: Student Ambassadors represent the school at open houses, diocesan functions, and special events based on their leadership, pride, and commitment to Bishop Hendricken. They host student visitors, give school tours, and share their Hendricken experience with future families. Ambassadors gain self-confidence, social skills, and school pride through their participation. Membership is open to all students.

Hawks Helping Kids

Moderator: Mrs. Murray

Hendricken Network of Brothers

Moderator: Ms. Gesmundo

Pro-Life Club

Moderator: Ms. Primeau
Description: Pro-Life meets to facilitate education, information, and prayer within the student body to gain respect for all human life from conception to natural death. Students learn about life issues with a focus on the Roman Catholic Church’s teaching on doctrine and social justice. The club travels to rallies locally and in Washington D.C. Membership is open to all students.

Special Olympics

Moderator: Ms. Soprano
Description: This is one of Hendricken’s largest outreach programs. Each year approximately 125 student and adult volunteers from the Hendricken community host the Southern Rhode Island Area Games on Hendricken’s track. Approximately 400 athletes representing more than a dozen clubs and teams gather at Hendricken for this qualifying competition for the RI State games at URI. Hendricken is only one of three high schools in the entire nation to plan, manage, and execute an area games competition for Special Olympics, and our partnership with Special Olympics Rhode Island dates back more than 25 years. The event is held on the first Saturday of May on Hendricken’s track. Membership is open to all students, faculty and friends of Hendricken.

Student Council

Moderators: Ms. Davenport
Description: The purpose of Student Council is to provide students the opportunity to learn leadership, responsibility and developing a role in service to the community. The student body elects class officers and homeroom representatives.  Students who decide to run must be in good academic and character standing to be eligible. At-Large members are made up of anyone who wishes to participate. At-Large membership is open to all students. Student officers and representatives are elected.

Youth Force

Moderator: Mrs. Zaniol
Description: Youth Force offers students the opportunity to collaborate with MADD RI and SADD to spread the word about the dangers of underage drinking, drinking and driving, and drug use. Students participate in fundraising, leadership camp, state-wide competitions and many more events. All students are welcome to join.