Cristo Rey Boston Celebrates Opening of New Gym With Gilbane

Tom Gilbane and Kahlil Olmstead from Gilbane Building Company with Rosemary J. Powers, school President

DORCHESTER, MA–Cristo Rey school in Dorchester, MA that exclusively serves students from under-resourced communities in Boston, celebrated the opening of its newly restored gymnasium this morning, September 19, with project partners in attendance.

Cristo Rey Boston is grateful to each of the partner companies who attended the event and donated their professional services and materials to help make this project a success: Gilbane Building Company, Sullivan & McLaughlin Companies, New England Regional Council Carpenters, Select Demo Services LLC, K-Town Disposal, New England Finish Systems, Specialty Services of New England, and ATS Equipment Rentals.

Gilbane Building Company donated its professional services to the school for the building of the gym to further support health and wellness at Cristo Rey Boston. Gilbane and Cristo Rey Boston have enjoyed a long-standing relationship dating back to 2010. The company is a committed partner of Cristo Rey Boston’s Corporate Work Study Program and host a student worker each year.

Cristo Rey Boston offers college-preparatory academics and a work-study program that is unique compared to other Boston high schools. Offering full-tuition scholarships to all enrolled students, Cristo Rey Boston is dedicated to closing the opportunity gap for college-bound students and is committed to identifying and removing the barriers that exist in the way of student academic and professional success.