ACE Mentoring is an after school program that introduces students to the fields of architecture, engineering and construction management.
Champions | American Graduate
An American Graduate Champion commits their time, skills and resources to make sure that young people succeed. He or she is an individual who plays an active role in improving educational outcomes for students. A champion is a parent who is active in the lives of young people or a volunteer who creates a positive environment daily for youth in their community.
A Nashville librarian leaves her calm, quiet domain every week to promote a love for reading.
Dr. Deborah Smith is a middle school math teacher who serves as a mentor and role model to girls interested in STEM classes and careers.
Khalat Hama, of Nashville, explains why she volunteers with Kurdish Achievers and its impact on helping Kurdish youth, especially girls, to stay in school.
Michael Beno is a 1st grade English Language teacher at Glenview Elementary in Nashville, TN.
Paul Adams teaches the youth ESL through a program at All Saints Episcopal Church whose membership includes a large number of the Karen refugees.
A professional engineer returns to high school several times a year-- to encourage students to graduate and enlighten them about how to succeed afterwards.
Ron Woodard is a high school principal who is making an impact on college opportunities for students at Maplewood High School.
A Nashville non-profit uses the pop culture trend of spoken word that's being used as an educational tool to keep high school students engaged.