NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIRES MARKS AS NEW DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT

“I am excited to take this step and use my passion for the faith and Catholic education to further the mission and growth of NCC.”

“I am excited to take this step and use my passion for the faith and Catholic education to further the mission and growth of NCC.”

Newport Central Catholic High School announced today that it has hired Charles Marks as its Director of Advancement. Marks will be tasked with heading all advancement endeavors including the school’s continued master planning process. His focus will be relationship building and fund raising as he assists Principal Ron Dawn in communicating the vision for the school’s future.

Marks said, “I am honored and excited to serve Newport Central Catholic as the new Director of Advancement. Having worked for the Church for the last eight years as a teacher, youth minister and lay pastoral associate, I am excited to take this step and use my passion for the faith and Catholic education to further the mission and growth of NCC.  The community and support NCC offers to its employees, the students, parents and alumni is unmatched. I am privileged to officially be a Thoroughbred.” 

Principal Dawn added, “We are really excited to announce Charles Marks as a new member of our Advancement Team. Charles has a very engaging personality and has great enthusiasm for the job. I am very confident that he will do fantastic things for NCC.”

Marks is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

He and his wife, Kaitlin (Smith) Marks '08, have four beautiful daughters. 

 

Hilltoppers Present "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum"

The NCC Hilltoppers are proud to present A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.

Hilltoppers Image2.png

Please join us for the 11th Annual Hilltoppers Production in the NCC Blackbox Theatre. The Dinner Show performance is Thursday, July 25. Doors open at 6:00 pm, dinner is served at 6:30 pm and performance is at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $30 which includes dinner, drinks and the show.

Regular performances are Friday and Saturday, July 26 & 27 and Friday and Saturday, August 2 & 3 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $12.

Tickets are on sale now! Visit bit.ly/NCCForumTix, select your show then select your seat! Any questions, please contact NCCHilltoppers@gmail.com.

All proceeds go to Newport Central Catholic High School.

NCC SEEKING DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & ADVANCEMENT

The Director of Development and Advancement is responsible for all fundraising activity, alumni engagement, and marketing, with a primary focus on institutional advancement and generating new and growing revenue streams. The Development Director also oversees school communications, select grant opportunities, and publications. This position reports to the Principal, and is supported by existing staff and ongoing professional development opportunities.

Interested applicants should send resumes to Ron Dawn at rdawn@ncchs.com.

NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC NAMES JEFF SCHULKENS AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC NAMES JEFF SCHULKENS AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

“I want to thank the many players I have had the opportunity to coach over the years as well as the current and former assistant coaches who greatly contributed to the NCC baseball program.  I had the privilege of being affiliated with many wonderful people in the Northern Kentucky baseball world and beyond and for that I am thankful.  In my role as Athletic Director, I look forward to the opportunity to work with all the NCC coaches and provide continued support to our student athletes.”    

Read More

NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT AND BOYS’ BASKETBALL COACH STEPS DOWN

Last week, Kenny Collopy announced his decision to step down from his role as Director of Advancement and Boys’ Basketball Coach. 

 Coach Collopy shared, "It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to leave Newport Central Catholic as the Director of Advancement and Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach to become the Principal at St. Cecilia School in Independence, Kentucky.  I am sad to leave Newport Central Catholic, but excited to begin a new chapter of my life still promoting the mission of Catholic Education."

 Kenny, a 2003 graduate of NCC began teaching English at the school in 2012.  During his tenure, he briefly held the position as Dean of Discipline before accepting the role as the Director of Advancement in 2017.  Under his leadership, he was instrumental in coordinating the replacement of the new gymnasium floor, creating the Business Networking Group, and growing the Alumni Annual Giving, among other development projects.       

NCC Principal Ron Dawn was quoted as saying, “We thank Kenny for his dedication to our students as teacher and coach. Kenny is a good Christian role model, motivator, and mentor.

NCC Principal Ron Dawn was quoted as saying, “We thank Kenny for his dedication to our students as teacher and coach. Kenny is a good Christian role model, motivator, and mentor.

Coach Collopy leaves Newport Central Catholic after seven seasons with the boys’ basketball program, three as the head coach. 

NCC Principal Ron Dawn was quoted as saying, “We thank Kenny for his dedication to our students as teacher and coach.  Kenny is a good Christian role model, motivator, and mentor. Additionally, as the Director of Advancement, he made a positive difference, and he will be missed.  We know he will do well as principal at St. Cecilia and we wish him the very best in this new role.”

The process of filling the vacant positions is underway.