Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Mentoring programs aim to change lives

News Times (Georgetown, KY) December 23, 2012

"Law enforcement officers have joined with school officials in Georgetown to try to make a positive impact in the lives of high school freshmen.
The Georgetown News-Graphic reports that city police officers and Scott County sheriff's deputies are volunteering to mentor ninth-graders who know they have problems and have requested help.
The officers will be paired with at least one of 10 students who requested to participate in the program. The Check and Connect program pairs volunteers and students so that they can build a relationship. The program is new to the ninth grade, although it is in its second year at the high school." Read More

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