2016-2017 Statistics 85 volunteers from the community including UGA and UNG students mentored 85 children this school year. Some of our mentors meet with more than one child per week.
Over 1,300 volunteer mentoring hours were documented.
24 new mentors were trained and placed during the 2016-17 school year
Eight mentors completed their 6th year
Mentor Kick-off Event and 2 ongoing training for mentors were offered during the 2016-17 school year. Ongoing training focused on helping students transition from one school to the next and boundaries in the mentoring relationship.
The 5th annual Mentor Appreciation Breakfast was held at Oconee Veterans Park in January 2017.
Frankie Broussard of Oconee County Primary School was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for the 2016-17 school year.
Mentor resource boxes were placed in each primary, elementary, middle school and high school. Resource boxes include games and art materials for mentors and students to assist in deepening their relationship.