After months of work, the P.E.A.C.E. mentoring program has officially kicked
off at Treadway Elementary School with the opening of a special room set aside
for students and their mentors to connect and build relationships.
Promoting Excellence through Adult and Community Engagement – draws from the
support of retirees, high school students, parents, community leaders, church
members and business owners. The school has also partnered with the local Elks
Lodge and Beacon College, both of which have provided mentors to work with
Treadway students. The program currently has 28 mentors and 41 students being
“That number is
quickly growing as we get the word spread around the community,’’ said Melissa
Meadows, director of the program.
community donations, the school purchased paint, furniture, artwork and games
for the mentor room. “It serves as a central location for our students and
their mentors to congregate and enjoy quality time together,’’ Meadows said.
“There has already been a boost in self-esteem and more effort in academic
areas since the program has begun.”
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