First Friday Speaker Series
Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy invites you to our First Friday speaker series on May 6th at 11:30 a.m. on the lower level of the Hagerty Family Events Center. Join Fr. Jason Feigh for Mass, followed by a luncheon discussion with our guest speakers:
- Matthew Lasher '12: Labor & Employment Attorney at Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. and Board Member at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Erie County
- Mia Sanner: Guidance Counselor at Cathedral Prep & Villa Maria Academy
Mia will discuss adolescence and mental health, the different types of challenges and symptoms, and provide information on how to help a young person who is going through a mental health challenge.
Matt will share with alumni and friends how his time at Prep prepared him to be an attorney and how he became involved with NAMI of Erie County, the different types of programs and resources NAMI provides, and the importance of ending the mental health stigma.