Counseling Center Renamed at MC

The School Counseling Center at Malden Catholic High School was recently dedicated in honor of the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation in recognition of the Foundation’s $250,000 gift in support of the school’s Essential Malden Catholic Campaign.

“Malden Catholic is grateful to the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation and its Trustees for their support of the Essential Campaign,” said Malden Catholic Headmaster Thomas J. Doherty III.  “Our shared mission of service to Malden makes this a very important gift and a very special partnership.”

The Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation has been a strong supporter of Malden Catholic for many years and a fixture in the Malden community. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting a wide range of programs in and around Malden. With the generous benevolence of the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation, Malden Catholic could move forward with significant upgrades to its facility and programming.  For many years, the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation has also provided tuition assistance to students in need. “It is recognized that Malden has more than its share of educational facilities, recognized for the academic achievement of their pupils, said Foundation President C. Henry Kezer, Esq. “Malden Catholic has the merit of providing a choice for the families it serves, to provide not only scholastic achievement, but the moral compass that many appreciate.”

Launching in 2013, the Essential Malden Catholic Campaign has raised nearly $20 Million in comprehensive giving. This includes $15 Million for teachers’ compensation and capital improvements, including a new library – the O’Donnell Learning Commons, the O’Donnell Science Center, a new track in Gilbert Stadium and new turf on Donovan Field, a joint project with the City of Malden to provide a multi-sport turf field and new tennis courts, new Varsity Locker Room, new lockers, school-wide air conditioning and many other wonderful improvements.

About Malden Catholic

For more than eighty years, Malden Catholic High School has maintained a tradition of leading students to achieve academic excellence in a Catholic, familial atmosphere. Annually, 99 percent of Malden Catholic graduates attend college. The Class of 2016 Graduates applied to 225 colleges and universities distributed over 33 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. Members of the Class of 2016 have received college scholarships with a four-year value of $18 million dollars. Recognized for its dedicated faculty, challenging curriculum, spiritual guidance, social outreach, and championship caliber athletic programs, Malden Catholic educates young men from more than 40 communities surrounding Boston. A Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School, Malden Catholic is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Further information on the school may be found at

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