High School Football Players Mentor Younger Children

Because of a program where high school football players mentor younger children, elementary school kids have some big brothers they can depend on. The football mentorship program is two months old.  It is part of a larger mentoring program at Riverside Elementary in...

Peer Mentoring Pairs Older Students With Fifth Graders

For six years a successful program for peer mentoring pairs older students with fifth graders.  It’s increased in popularity, as fully half the fifth graders have signed up to be assigned a peer mentor in seventh or eighth grade.  This year, 66 mentors have...

Navy Personnel Mentor Elementary Students

US Navy personnel mentor elementary students in a unique program, benefiting at risk elementary school children.  In October, the staff of Joshua Butler Elementary School began a mentoring program that has U.S. Navy personnel from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve...

Community Mentorship Helps Kids Stay in School

A unique outreach creating community mentorship helps kids stay in school. When Dina Zacharias was in high school, there was a time when teachers wondered if she would graduaate.   That is, if she even attended high school at all. There was a time when teachers...

Peer Mentors in a K-8 School are Showing COURAGE

Peer mentors in a K-8 school are showing COURAGE – that is, they are showing Compassion, Optimism, Unity, Respect, Achievement, Generosity and Excellence.  At Winograd school in West Greeley CO, a unique mentorship develops among students, or Cubs of different...