2019 Alumni award breakfast 

Please join the Norfolk Collegiate Alumni Association as they host the annual Alumni Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 18 at 8:30 a.m. in the Hackney Theater in the Meredith Center for the Arts at 7336 Granby Street, Norfolk. This is an opportunity for our community to recognize and celebrate alumni accomplishments together. 


2019 ALUMni breakfast panel

To showcase the hard work our alumni are doing to make our community stronger, we will have a panel of alumni address our guests this year. Read more on our current panel of alumni below.


Taylor-Fishwick is in his second year at Eastern Virginia Medical School where he serves as the clinic coordinator for La Clinica Esperanza, a Spanish-speaking HOPES clinic providing sustainable healthcare services to under-served Norfolk and Portsmouth residents. Jon also oversees an initiative working to implement a local Medicaid enrollment program and REVIVE! program. He holds a degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Virginia.




Reddix is the program manager for Envision Lead Grow, a nonprofit working to increase the rate of entrepreneurship and breaking the cycle of poverty for middle-school-aged girls in under-served communities throughout the nation. Reddix holds a degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. During her time at UNC, she served as a senior writer for "The Daily Tar Heel," the school's newspaper.




Shafer is working to construct a living shoreline behind Lindenwood Elementary with the City of Norfolk where he works as an environmental engineer. Shafer holds a master's in biology and a bachelor's in geography and natural resources from Old Dominion University.





Whitney is the acting city planner III with the City of Norfolk where he has worked since 2013 in many capacities including city planning technician. He holds a master's in urban and regional planning with a focus in sustainability from the University of Florida and a bachelor's in history with a minor in international studies from Virginia Tech.


For more information, please contact Cayte Brown '08, alumni & community relations manager, at cbrown@norfolkcollegiate.org.