Ethel Walker’s community, current and past, reaches out to support Afghan students

Dr. Katz, Sahra and Jessica Katz

West Hartford dentist Peter S. Katz has never been the type of person who expected to change the world. But he just might be, one tooth at a time.

The opportunity to make what he hopes might be a small contribution to world peace came one day in late September when he received a phone call from The Ethel Walker School. His daughter Jessica’s experience (Class of 1999) at Walker’s had left him with “a soft spot” for the School, so he listened to the inquiry.

The request from Walker’s was somewhat daunting. A new student had arrived from Afghanistan needing significant dental work, though she had received regular dental care at home. Walker’s inquired as to whether Dr. Katz would consider helping Sahra, pro bono.

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