New athlete mentor program boosts grades, builds community
12/2/22 School News Network (Kent Intermediate School District)
Grand Rapids Community College freshman Vanessa Hewitt has played softball since she was 4.
Opportunities + confidence = preparation
12/7/22 School News Network (Kent Intermediate School District)
After school recently at Lee High School, math tutor Kristine Wright pulled out bags of snacks for the students planning to attend that day’s session.
… Thanks to Wright’s support and the resources and opportunities offered by GEAR UP, Alexsandra (Cortez-Torres) also is now looking forward to college. She plans to attend GRCC and has set her sights on transferring to the University of Michigan, though her major is unclear.