Isabella Baird, co-founder, is a senior at Pinkerton Academy . She currently spends time volunteering, taking summer college courses, and doing family trips to national parks. Bella is a former member of LYAC, a small organization in the Legislative branch in New Hampshire State government. In 2016, Isabella was awarded the American Legion School Medal for possession of Courage, Honor, Leadership, Patriotism, Scholarship, and Service. She is very committed to her education as well as overall growth by being involved in different activities. Isabella has helping out with different drives for as long as she can remember. She has been a part of and organized many different kinds of drives from pajama drives to blanket drives. She enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs, Gronk and Nikita. Bella hopes to make a difference in others lives, for better.
Stephen Baird, co-founder: Stephen is a 10th grader at Pinkerton Academy. He enjoys running track and cross country as well as traveling. He enjoys finding different ways to help others in the community. He enjoys spending time at Bread and Roses in Lawrence, MA helping serve. Stephen is the Race Director for the Auburn Duckling Dash 5K which has grown over the past few years. He works tirelessly to prepare each year to provide the best event.
Sophia Baird, co-founder, is a 8th grader at Learning Skills Academy in Rye, NH who has a passion for fashion and interior design. She enjoys spending time with friends and family. Sophie is the co-coordinator for the We Are One Movement. Sophie is excited for supporters to visit the Boutique which has handmade items by herself and other members of the Foundation.
Sean Kelly- Sean is an 8th grader at Auburn Village School. Sean enjoys playing outside with his friends and his younger brother Liam. He plays on two soccer teams FC Stars NH and for Auburn Soccer Club. He also playsbaseball for Auburn and participates in competitive go kart racing. Sean has raised money to help animal shelters and has been involved in holiday food drives. Sean is looking forward to the opportunity to reach out and help others as a member of the Good Shepherds Foundation.
Faith Ampuja: Faith is an 8th grader at Auburn Village School. Faith enjoys being active in school and community sports teams focusing on lacrosse and cross-country. Her favorite past times are spending time with her friends, golden retrievers and painting. She launched a Pay It Forward project within her school a couple years ago which was then adopted into several local groups and corporations. She looks forward to serving her community through GSF and inspiring other kids to do the same. Faith is the co-coordinator for our Easter Seals families adopted through the holidays.
Ethan Wasiejko is a senior at Pinkerton Academy. He founded and runs the Mindfulness Club at Pinkerton Academy, and is currently working as a member of the PAC (Positive Action Committee) which works to promote positivity while dealing with suicide awareness and mental health awareness. He has completed NAMINH’s Youth Suicide Prevention Training in June of 2018. He is a certified mindfulness practitioner, angel healing practitioner, and a psychic/medium and helps to bring light to the world through many spiritual healing practices he has collected over the last few years. Ethan hopes to bring positivity, joy and love to those in need. "I want children, and all people for that matter, to know that we can't push someone else down the stairs if we all want to get to the top. Be kind, and know that there is always someone who wants the very best for you." He is the volunteer coordinator and We Are One Movement co-coordinator for the Good Shepherds Foundation. Learn more about Ethan by visiting www.healingwithethan.com
Jada Gaudreau is a senior at Pinkerton Academy. She participates in many organizations such as Pinkerton and Little Students (PALS), National Foreign Language Honor Society, National Honor Society, Academy Mentor Program, and Transfer Mentor Program. She loves reading, spending time with friends, and volunteering when she can. After high school, she hopes to go to college and work to become a Psychologist and a Foster Care Social Worker, continuing her passion to help others.
Joselyn Simmons is a student at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New Hampshire. She is an active member in PALS, Health Occupations Students of America, and National Foreign Language Honor Society. She loves to run and is apart of Pinkerton’s Indoor and Outdoor track teams. Before attending Pinkerton, Joselyn went to Gilbert H. Hood Middle School, where she was heavily involved in a numerous amount of groups across the school, including National Junior Honor Society, tutoring, the Headstart Program for toddlers, and the Student Athletic Association for soccer, basketball, and softball, where she communicated between faculty and athletes in order to provide an improved class of student-athletes. She loves to help everyone and everything in need, and is always willing to lend a hand.