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Mentor Tutor Connection program seeks to serve more students as it grows
The nonprofit organization Mentor Tutor Connection has seen growth in recent years as more students show an interest in having a mentor. The MVHS chapter currently mentors 32 students, with one student per mentor. However, 12 more students interested in the program are on a waitlist awaiting mentors. Most students learn about the program through presentations in their AVID classes. Senior Andrea Halsted said that she and her friends enjoy talking to a more-experienced adult with whom they have much in common. “It’s an outlet for you to talk to someone that’s more mature,” she said. Halsted’s most memorable moments with her mentor range from touring colleges and exploring different cafés and restaurants around town, to just talking about what’s going on in both of their lives. Read More