By Eric Coleman, Development & Communications Manager and Kevin Hujar, Program Specialist
The September Student & Mentor Spotlight features Brandon, a fifth grade student from Everett Elementary School, and his mentor in the WITS on Campus program at DePaul, Maryann.
By Shawn Bush, Program Manager, and Eric Coleman, Communications Manager
The Student Mentor Spotlight this month features Johnathan, a 7th grade student from Cesar E. Chavez Elementary Multicultural Academy, and his mentor Michael Schwarzhaupt, from 2018 Blackboard Affair Corporate Honoree: Deloitte.
By Annie Kennedy, Community Manager
This month’s Student & Mentor Spotlight highlights the trio of Zoria, a 6th grader from Fairfield Academy, and Eric Akiwumi and Stephanie Sahota, mentors in the Workplace Mentoring program at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Their pairing in 2016 was a brilliant move that would lead to many heartwarming and hilarious WITS sessions.
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The Student Mentor Spotlight this month features Jaylon, a 7th grade student from Lawndale Community Academy, and his mentor James Benjamin, from BMO Harris Bank.
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February is an entire month dedicated to love and hearts galore. At WITS, there’s no one we love more than our students and their mentors. In the Student/Mentor Spotlight, we feature the people who make our programs great, like Giovanni and Mark from our Mid-Day Mentoring program at Perez Elementary. Giovanni is in the 3rd grade, and Mark works at Northern Trust, a WITS corporate partner. Read on to learn more about the things they love, like books and pizza toppings.
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Lorilyn and Galilea are reading partners in the WITS Workplace Mentoring Program. Galilea is a sixth grader at Rodolfo Lozano Bilingual & International Center Elementary School in Wicker Park. Every Thursday afternoon she rides a school bus with 34 of her classmates to Exelon’s offices in the Chase Tower. Once there, she takes the elevator to the 48th floor, where she reads with Lorilyn, or Laura, her other reading mentor. Lorilyn and Galilea are both WITS veterans, having been in the program for several years. They sat down to share some of their thoughts on reading, WITS, and each other.
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Ariel, a fifth grade student from Everett Elementary, and her mentor Nick from Robert W. Baird & Company interviewed each other for the June Student & Mentor Spotlight.
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Christian, a fourth grade student from Cook Elementary, and his mentor Nike from GCM Grosvenor interviewed each other for the May Student & Mentor Spotlight.
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Alexia, a fifth grade student from Chavez Elementary, and her mentor Laura from Deloitte interviewed each other for the Student & Mentor Spotlight this month.
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Detongress, a fourth grade student from Washington Irving Elementary, and his mentor Lisa from CME Group interviewed each other for the Student & Mentor Spotlight this month.
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