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PISD HOSTS program celebrates 25 years

PISD HOST's program celebrates 25 years
Posted on 09/07/2018
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By: Jade Wise
Pasadena ISD Communications

The Pasadena ISD HOSTS program recently celebrated their 25th anniversary with a thank you breakfast at the Carmen Orozco Professional Development Center to honor the program’s volunteer mentors.

HOSTS, or Helping One Student To Succeed, is a nationally recognized program that pairs a student who needs help learning to read and write with a community member who wants to make a difference in a student's life. With help from volunteer mentors, students receive the extra attention and encouragement they need to enhance their learning experiences.

The mentors received certificates and gifts for their years of service in the HOSTS program and were recognized by the principal of the campus where they volunteer.

HOSTS Ginger Lay and Robert Avery
HOST Coordinator Ginger Lay presents a certificate to Robert Avery for his years of service as a Volunteer Mentor.

HOSTS breakfast group shot

(L to R): Gloria Gallegos, Associate Superintendent of Special Programs; Dr. DeeAnn Powell, Superintendent of Schools and Ginger Lay, HOSTS Coordinator

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