Becoming a mentor was what I looked forward to all last year. When we picked our mentees last spring, I was ecstatic. I made an elaborate video to reveal myself to John as his mentor and then went to his high school to surprise him and take him out to coffee and lunch. When summer began, … Continue reading Being A Mentor
Woah, it's the end of my freshmen year. Woah, I just got a mentee. As I have discussed before, through LAS I received a mentor, Derek. But now it is my turn to get an incoming freshmen as my mentee. Everyone says that the mentor/mentee relationship is different for everyone and that is true but … Continue reading I’m a mentor??
On Friday, February 10th, my LAS cohort and a group of volunteers boarded a bus and left Mt. Pleasant headed for Detroit. After a long bus ride, and a good nap for me, we arrived at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. Walking into Jalen Rose, I was a little nervous. As I explained in my pre … Continue reading LAS took the D
I have done a lot of community service before. I volunteered at my local food pantry every week since I was in middle school. I have organized and volunteered at many blood drives and other programs. I tutor k-12 in my free time and run as many sport camps as I could fit in. I … Continue reading Before LAS takes on the D
The Obama family is the only presidential family that I know. Barack Obama was elected into office when I was ten years old. The same way that he is the only president that I know, Michelle Obama is the only first lady I know. Michelle Obama was the 44th first lady of the United States … Continue reading My First Lady