Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring History

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

With your support…

Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2022 raised $102,000!!!

Your Winners…


The People’s Choice Award (most money raised)
Julie Matthew & Anthony Scalzi


The Judges’ Choice Award (best technical performance)
Cindy Sewall & Josh Morgenstein

Most Entertaining Dance
Chris Stewart & Rachael Mooney


And a look at the rest of the amazing performances…

Bruno Costa & Rachael Mooney


Jessica Botelho & Noah Carsten


Michael J. Rossi Jr. & Debbie O’Donnell


Kathy Fava & Derrick Powers


Suzanne Ramponi & Noah Carsten


Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2020



With your support Dancing Under the Stars with the Stars of Mentoring Shone Bright!!!

The reimagined, safety-conscious event raised $105,000 for youth mentoring!!!

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

Our Award Winners…

Jo-Ann Schofield, President & CEO of MENTOR Rhode Island, raised more than $14,000 worth of votes to take home The People’s Choice Award!!!

Our Dancers combined to raise more than $54,000 in votes!!!

 Bianca Matarese of Textron and her professional partner Noah Carsten took home The Judges’ Choice Award for the best overall dance performance of the event!!!

Matt Raiche of Washington Trust, his pro partner Rachael Mooney and a special guest appearance by his daughter Harper were enough to take home the award for the evening’s Most Entertaining Dance!

Jessica Morse of Amgen and her professional partner, Noah Carsten went a little bit Country and a little bit Disco with their performance.

Adam Ramsey of Advanced Production and Design and his professional partner Kathy St. Jean put on a fearless and adventurous performance for the crowd.

Holly Tomlinson from Amica Insurance seemed to float across the floor with her professional partner Josh Morgenstein.

Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2019

Our Award Winners!!!

People’s Choice Award
Al Casazza & Briana Crowley

Judges’ Choice Award -Female
Christon Gibson & Josh Morgenstein

Judges’ Choice Award -Male
Daniel Rodrigues & Kathy St. Jean

Most Entertaining Award
Al Casazza & Briana Crowley

Here’s a Look at All the Amazing Performances…

Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2018

Courtesy of The Warwick Beacon

Our Award Winners!!!

People’s Choice Award
Dana Goldberg & Anthony Scalzi

Judges’ Choice Award
Linda Warren & Noah Carsten

Most Entertaining Award
Doug Schobel & Deb O’Donnell

Here’s a Look at All the Amazing Performances…

Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2017

Check out the videos of the amazing performances:


Check out the great layout about Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring in the RhodyLife section of the Beacon Communications’ Newspapers…

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The Cast of Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2017

Thanks to you the attendees, our dancing stars, their pro partners from the Dancing Feeling, our volunteers and all of our corporate sponsors and supporters the 11th annual Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring was a resounding success.  The more than $91,000 raised is crucial in allowing Mentor Rhode Island to continue its mission of ensuring youth have access to the motivational and supportive relationships they need to grow into confident, successful adults.

The coveted People’s Choice Award was taken home by Textron’s Jayne Donegan  and her partner Josh Morgenstein who raised nearly $13,000 in votes.  Combined our stars raised nearly $36,000 in votes.

Jayne Donegan and Josh Morgenstein

The Judges’ Choice Award went to Bekah Berger of Hot 106 and her professional partner Anthony Scalzi.

Bekah Berger & Anthony Scalzi

and the award for the Most Entertaining Dance went to Rick Medeiros of the PawSox and his professional partner Briana Crowley with an assist to Paws & Sox, the PawSox mascots.

Rick Medeiros & Briana Crowley


Paws gets the crowd going


Here’s a look at the other fabulous performances…

Christopher Cioe & Rachael Capodanno



Ivan Marte & Deb O’Donnell


Melanie Flamand & Randy Deats



Nicole Truppi & Noah Carsten


Shannon Brodeur & Noah Carsten