Over 180 Washington D.C. high school students interacted with top U.S. scientists and inspiring guest speakers about drugs and substance abuse at the 2017 “Shatter the Myths” rally.
LANSDOWNE, Pa. (Mentor Foundation USA) – Qlik Technologies and Mentor Foundation USA hosted a special year-end program presentation on Dec. 6, 2016 with the 11 career mentoring students from William Penn School District’s Penn Wood High School.
EATONTOWN, N.J. (Mentor Foundation USA) – Mentor Foundation USA welcomes Yorktel, our new Career Mentoring Program corporate partner. This partnership allows us to bring our career mentoring program to 20 students in the Eatontown, New Jersey area.
For five years, BakerHostetler Law Firm in Washington, D.C. has supported Mentor Foundation USA’s Career Mentoring Program. This school year, 20 juniors from Roosevelt High School and eight mentors from BakerHostetler kicked off the Career Mentoring Program on October 26.
VATICAN CITY (Mentor International) – Headed by our founder H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden Mentor International participated in a historic two-day global summit Nov. 23 to 24 with Pope Francis at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences along with key global prevention leaders to identify and formulate solutions to the global narcotics epidemic.
Mentor International’s Chair, Yvonne Thunell, recently attended a summit on the global proliferation of narcotics at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. This summit, “Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of This Global Issue,” was requested by Pope Francis to bring together the leading international scientists and practitioners to highlight the global drug epidemic.
Before we kicked off the 2016/17 drug prevention program at Ichabod Crane, Taconic Hills and Germantown high schools, we collected anonymous data from among students at the three schools.
Our 41 inspiring Youth Ambassadors at Ichabod Crane, Taconic Hills and Germantown high schools are spreading motivational and educational messages among their peers about pursuing their dreams while making healthy, drug-free life choices.
Meredith, a senior at Ichabod Crane High School in Valatie, New York, lives with both her parents, older sister, and younger brother in the neighboring town of Kinderhook. She is living the example in all she does – both in and out of the classroom.