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Be The One

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A Mentorship Program 

One Student, One Adult, One Hour

Helping schools meet the relational needs of our youth.

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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.


“My mentor provides interesting insight, and is willing to listen to me”

 Ferndale High School Mentee

“Everybody should have a chance to talk to someone without feeling judged”

 Ferndale High School Mentee

“I’ve noticed that paying attention in class is easier because I can have a conversation with adults more comfortably.”

 Ferndale High School 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”

 Ferndale High School Mentee