A Generation of Education

#DestinationGraduation!

Did you know… Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society boasts graduation rates of 97% over the 20 years! #DestinationGraduation!

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is an opportunity to collectively make a difference and improve our communities. After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, today is a day to again, give thanks for the good work of so many non-profits. As a way to give thanks for the educational opportunities you’ve witnessed, donate today to make it possible for kids in need to have the same. Destination: Graduation!

Where is he now?

Keith Hunyh, Cathedral Academy, class of 2006, Christian Brothers Academy, class of 2013       Scholar update: Where is he now? Father would be so proud! Keith writes, “After 3 years of education attending a top-tier engineering institution, Clarkson University, I will be taking a semester off to intern for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) in Groton, Connecticut. I will be trained as a starting Engineer in the Solid Mechanics division, which requires that I have basic knowledge of

Meet Collyn!

Our Summer Program at St. Vincent de Paul Church helped Father’s kids to prepare and review for the upcoming school year. Collyn, a rising tenth grader at Christian Brothers Academy, attended the summer program alongside nearly 25 other students. At CBA, he has participated in the Senior High Band and his favorite subject is biology “because they did a lot of dissections.” Eventually, Collyn wishes to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy, potentially at Michigan State University, in hopes that he

Katko honors, celebrates and renews

Thank you Congressman Katko for coming as our featured speaker for the 2016 Mentor & Tutor Appreciation Breakfast. Your message and our organization share the same philosophy – if everyone helped someone, our world would be better place. Kudos to all the Guardian Angel Society mentors for your commitment and doing your part to help Father’s kids.

Mentor & Tutor Program- FUN and EFFECTIVE!

Did you know…?   A few fun facts about the Mentor & Tutor Program:   * The summer program boasts student average daily attendance of 94%. * At least 60% of students made measurable progress. * All students learned organization and study skills. * The summer program students enjoyed art lessons and a field trip to the Everson Museum, as well as  three afternoons of interactive science projects from The Museum of Science and Technology (MOST). * Students are engaged

Mentor & Tutor Program Celebration Speaker: Rep. John Katko

“As Central New York’s Representative in Congress, I’ve made it a priority to raise awareness and focus on finding solutions to the devastating rate of poverty in our community,” said Rep. John Katko Since taking office, Rep. Katko has prioritized poverty and education in our community, noting that Syracuse has one of the highest child poverty rates of any major upstate New York city, with a graduation rate in Syracuse city schools below 50 percent. “Poverty hurts all of Central New

A Success Story: Meet Melanie George

In 1997, Father Champlin started the Guardian Angel Society to raise funds for tuition assistance to allow children to attend Cathedral School and then Bishop Grimes, Bishop Ludden and Christian Brothers Academy. He also knew that, in order for these children to experience success in school, they needed to build relationships with mentors. Guardian Angel Society has been blessed to provide those things to children for the last 19 years. Now, meet one of the first kids to experience the success