On Saturday, Feb. 10, Mater Dei Prep held its signature fundraising event, the Seraph Strong Gala, at The Shadowbrook in Shrewsbury. The sold-out event honored Dr. John Checton (MD ’70), Director of Cardiology at Monmouth Medical Center, and Mr. Kevin Cummings, CEO and President of Investors Bancorp, for their commitment to Catholic education and to Mater Dei Prep. The evening included live entertainment by The Trend, a VIP extended cocktail hour, and an expansive tricky-tray and silent auction.
Mater Dei Prep announced the appointment this week of Rob Eriksen as athletic director. Eriksen is the former director of athletics and supervisor of health and physical education for the Old Bridge school district. Lance Bennett will continue as a football coach and assume the role of Coordinator of Student Development.
Mater Dei Prep is pleased to announce the 3rd annual essay competition for its Future Seraph Scholarship. The $1,000.00 scholarship is for those students looking to continue their Catholic high school education at Mater Dei Prep in Middletown, NJ.
If you are searching for the secret to a happy life, Dr. John Checton – longtime chief of the Department of Cardiology at Monmouth Medical Center – is more than happy to share what he learned as a student many years ago at Mater Dei Prep.
Check out the interview with Camryn Brathwaite '21 and President Don Galante on the future of Mater Dei Prep. Learn more about the innovative enhancements at Mater Dei Prep with President Don Galante on Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30 PM in the commons.
On January 27-28, 2018, Mater Dei Prep was proud to continue the school's tradition of service by hosting the 3rd annual Valerie Fund Basketball Challenge. This year the Valerie Fund Basketball Challenge was played on the Mater Dei Prep campus in Memorial Hall. All proceeds from the event supported The Valerie Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders.
On Saturday, Feb. 10, Mater Dei Prep will hold the Seraph Strong Gala, at Shadowbrook in Shrewsbury. The annual Seraph Strong Gala is Mater Dei Prep’s signature event to honor alumni, community leaders and others who support Mater Dei Prep’s mission. As the largest fundraiser of the year, the gala enables Mater Dei Prep to continue its tradition of excellence in education and commitment to Catholic values. This year’s event honors Dr. John Checton (MD ’70), Director of Cardiology at Monmouth Medical Center, and Mr. Kevin Cummings, CEO and President of Investors Bancorp.
On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, Mater Dei Prep’s recently formed boys’ and girls’ lacrosse programs were honored to receive a $10,000 grant from The Bill Belichick Foundation. Mater Dei Prep was one out of twenty-two schools across the country chosen to receive the generous grant.