"Be the One" Mentorship program

 

A Mentorship Program 

One Student, One Adult, One Hour

Helping schools meet the relational needs of our youth.

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FHS Be the One Mentor & Mentee

Be the One invites community individuals to walk beside a student in an affirming relationship. To make a difference in their lives through a one-on-one weekly mentoring experience.

Be the One in Ferndale

Ferndale High School ended the 2018-2019 school year with 18 mentoring matches. The 2019-2020 school year will be our first full school year at Ferndale High School. We have 15 mentoring matches continuing this year; 1 mentee graduated June 2019 and we accounted for 185 mentoring hours between January-June (2nd semester).

FHS Be the One is looking for community mentors to reflect our student body. Specifically, we are in need of community members who:

  • Speak Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian or Punjabi
  • Are Native-American or Lummi
How to get involved:

For more information please contact our Be the One Community Mentor Coordinator Annie Anderson.

Testimonials

“My mentor provides interesting insight, and is willing to listen to me”
“Everybody should have a chance to talk to someone without feeling judged”
“I’ve noticed that paying attention in class is easier because I can have a conversation with adults more comfortably.”
Scott Locker and Mentee

"I admire Scott because he is positive and tells great stories. I enjoy his company because he enjoys mine. The hour together goes by too fast." - FHS Sophomore Mentee

“In this program, you just get to be you”