Christian Service is an important part of both our mission and the experience of each student who graduates from Bishop Hendricken High School.
We are duly proud of the more than 21,000 hours of community service performed by Hendricken students each year. On this page, we will highlight the service work of one of our students. Please check back frequently for the stories of more Service Stars!
Freshman Cooper Dean loves soccer and recently won Soccer Rhode Island’s 2016 Youth Volunteer of the Year Award given by the West Warwick Soccer Association. Cooper won the award for coaching 3-4 year olds in a youth soccer new beginning program in West Warwick, this past fall. The award ceremony was held in March as part of Soccer Rhode Island’s 2017 Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet at the Elks Lodge in West Warwick.
Lucas Ialongo loves to hit the books at the Hope Library, where he provides countless hours of volunteer service. His supervisor, librarian Rebekah Hamilton, describes Lucas in glowing terms as “enthusiastic, respectful and unfailingly reliable. He offers service to the library even after his requirements have been met, and this library benefits greatly from his service and commitment.”
Freshman James Gobewole has been a longterm volunteer at the Woodlawn Catholic Regional School in Pawtucket. James has provided assistance in many projects and programs at the school through the summer and into the school year. Principal Veronica Procopio is confident that “James will bring honor to Bishop Hendricken High School as he has to us here at Woodlawn Catholic Regional School!”