Daniel Weeks, a volunteer with CIS of Wayne County has dedicated many hours to the success of our students. Through mentoring, after-school programs and way more he has supported our students in more ways than one.
Site Coordinators are the true unsung heroes of Communities In Schools!
Communities in Schools of Scotland County has operated for only two years, but has already seen noticeable improvements. For example, a mentor who volunteers with this affiliate may be one of the reasons a student will be the first in her family to graduate high school.
Tina Arno, a retired teacher from New York, moved to North Carolina and started volunteering with Communities In Schools of Moore County as a mentor to Nastoccia, a 6th grader who just wanted a friend. With Nastoccia being in the 8th grade now, Tina reflects on how mentoring has helped Nastoccia and how they have much more to accomplish.
Read this blog to see how a consistent mentoring relationship has impacted a student’s life. This story from CIS of Wilkes County, one of our affiliates, and their Friends of Youth program.