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Liz Fierst & Laxmi Lama
Ms. Fierst is a Korean- American Teacher at Francisco Middle School who mentors Laxmi Lama, a seventh grader from Nepal.  Read More.

Rhonda Gaynor & Ms. Vanessa Marrero
In March 2010 we talked to 8th grader Rhonda Gaynor, and her mentor and Program Site Coordinator Ms. Vanessa Marrero. Thanks to Vanessa, Horace Mann launched Mentoring For Success at the school in the Fall of 2009 ... and that’s how their match got started. . Read more.

Ivette Hernandez & Christina Sendejo
Ms. Christina Sendejo, 7th grade counselor at AP Giannini and Ivette Hernandez, 8th grader have been matched for two years now.  During this time Ivette has increased her academic performance and the two have developed a strong connection with each other. Read more.

Zach Wilson & Jeff Steeno
This month Mentoring For Success caught up with a match at Horace Mann Middle School. Jeff Steeno, Inclusion Teacher, has been mentoring 8th grader Zach Wilson for two years. Jeff and Zach met at school, but Jeff thinks that living near each other has helped make it work out. Read more.

Athena Videau & Ms. Tiffany Kendall
Our match of the month this month is Athena Videau, a 7th grader at Rooftop Alternative School and her mentor, Assistant Principal Tiffany Kendall. They have been matched together for two years since the program was launched at Rooftop. Read more.

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