Quotes from Senior Mentors
"It has given me the chance to be a good example, even when no one is watching, because I truly wanted my freshman to succeed by watching what I was doing."
"Keep this class going forever!"
"This class has brought me out of my introverted shell and helped me when it comes to communication and confidence."
"I really enjoyed the curriculum."
"I get to lead my freshmen in the right direction everyday. I get to keep them away from bad things"
"I've seen the freshmen change and evolve which makes me feel really good."
"Helped me grow into a better person."
"It is definitely a struggle sometimes, but I've seen genuine results so its working."
"This class has been beneficial to me in so many ways. First, I think the class gave me purpose. My family members looked forward to seeing me each day and that gave me a reason to wake up and get out of bed in the morning. Next, seeing them smile and laugh could turn my day around in seconds. It was so rewarding to see them love each other and take care of each other. They have such big hearts and I feel like freshman year is the year where ones character is changed and shaped the most. I hope by being a leader I was able to steer them in the right direction. They made me feel loved and it made me feel great knowing they looked up to me. I think I learned a lot about myself through this class"
I have been a lot more intentional when improving myself socially. I didn't really have a direction I was going. I feel I understand myself much more. I have real goals where before I wouldn't have even been able to make them. - Freshman Piedmont High School
What are the things you most enjoyed about this class?
More than 75% of the freshman feel it has been beneficial to be in family groups with senior mentors.
Explain your answer:
In what ways has this class had an effect on you or your friends?
What else would you like to say about this class?
“Thank you for offering this to students, I enjoyed it and I hope you continue to do this.”
“I really have nothing to say but thank you for the opportunity for letting high school students learn a new passion or to continue a passion.”
"This is a great way to bring people into the aviation field.”
“I really enjoyed this unit. At first I wasn't particularly interested in aviation, however after the unit I became open to the aviation industry.”
“As I did my job research I found that I had a genuine interest in some of the professions within that field of work.”
"I really enjoyed learning about the various careers. For me, choosing a major and even determining a small list of careers of interest to me has been challenging."