Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

TeamMates volunteers appreciated


Dawn Fossand

Senior Trent Rutledge, left, stands with his TeamMate mentor of six years, Joe Fennell during the recent dinner hosted at the Kimball High School. The pair spoke to other mentoring teams about the benefits of the program for both the student and the mentor.

The Kimball TeamMates Mentoring group hosted a dinner at the Kimball Jr./Sr. High School the evening of Thursday, Nov. 5 to show appreciation for the many program volunteer mentors in the community program.

TeamMates Mentoring Program was started in 1991 by Tom and Nancy Osborn and the program was implemented in Kimball in 2004 by then principal Chad Denker. Currently, the president of the Kimball chapter is Terry Boulier, who serves with ten board members and a group coordinator, Carolyn Montgomery.

Kimball serves 35 junior and senior high school students this year who are paired with area...

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