The Yellow Brick Road of Life

Our next blog post comes from AmeriCorps School-Based Mentor, Lauren Demicco. Lauren is working at Steamboat Springs Middle School this year and loves working with kids! Lauren comes from a small town in central Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Earth Science Education. This is what Lauren had to say …Read the full article

Creating Connection

This week’s mentor blog post comes from Marta Galan, School-Based Mentor at Hayden Middle School. Marta is originally from Camarillo, CA and moved to Seattle, WA to pursue her undergraduate degree in Public Health. Throughout her undergraduate career she gained much knowledge and interest regarding various aspects of adolescent development and health. Hoping to continue her …Read the full article

Defining Myself

Our last staff member post is from Becky Slamal, Partners in Routt County’s Community Outreach Coordinator. Her role at PRC includes increasing visibility and awareness in the community, recruiting new volunteers, producing the bi-monthly newsletter, maintaining the website, social networking, assisting with the coordination of fundraisers and special events, and serving as a representative of Partners …Read the full article

Challenge Those You Love

During my last two years as a School-Based Mentor at Soroco Middle School, I got to know some amazing and inspiring individuals. Mostly under the age of 14. The students of Soroco Middle School will always have a special place in my heart, and I felt a real connection with one girl in particular who …Read the full article