Living Confidently and Dreaming Big

My last day with Partners in Routt County will be May 16th, and I wanted to write a blog post paying homage to the wonderful organization that is PRC. I was 21, about to graduate from college with a Bachelor’s in English of all things, and did not have a clue what I wanted to …Read the full article

Allowing the Inevitable Mistakes

Our final blog post in the series, “Who Mentored YOU,” is from Partners in Routt County’s Strawberry Park AmeriCorps School-Based Mentor, Brooke Newton. Brooke is from Austin, Texas and graduated in 2011 from St. Edwards University. This past year she worked for AmeriCorps as an after school science instructor for at-risk elementary schools. Here is what …Read the full article

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

Becoming Cultured in Unexpected Places

Our next PRC blogger is Alice Bradford, School-Based Mentor at Soroco Middle School in Oak Creek. Alice comes from Port Angeles, Washington and is an alumni of the University of Washington with a B.A. in International Studies and Spanish. She is interested in continuing her education to eventually become a bilingual social worker or school counselor. …Read the full article

Growing Up: A hard but beautiful process

This blog post comes from AmeriCorps School-Based Mentor, Preethi Bandri.  Preethi is from Canton, MI and received her B.A in Psychology and Health Studies at Michigan State University. She hopes to continue her education by pursuing a graduate degree in social work and public health. Preethi hopes to work with youth in communities affected by health …Read the full article