Education Ribbon Cutting

Gilbane Celebrates Opening of School Gymnasium

Cristo Rey Boston ribbon cutting

Dorchester, MA – Cristo Rey Boston High School, a Catholic high school in Dorchester that exclusively serves students from under-resourced communities in Boston, celebrated the opening of its newly restored gymnasium on Sept. 19, with project partners in attendance.

(l-r): Tom Gilbane, Gilbane Building Company; Rosemary J. Powers, school president; and Kahlil Olmstead, Gilbane Building Company

The partner companies who donated their professional services and materials to help make the project a success include 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’s longstanding relationship dates back to 2010. The company is a committed partner of Cristo Rey Boston’s Corporate Work Study Program and hosts a student worker each year.

Members of the Cristo Rey Boston sports teams celebrate the dedication of the gym.

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