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Mentor U at Ralston High School

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands and Ralston High School Partner to Bring Mentor U to Ram Nation

What is Mentor U? It is a mentor program that provides screened and trained volunteer mentors to high school students enrolled in an academic enrichment class intended to keep students on track for graduation and success.

How does it work? Class Sessions - Students attend weekly class sessions led by the MentorU Program Coordinator to learn the week’s curriculum. Communication - Mentors respond to weekly messages from students with prompts based on that week's topics. Monthly Events - Students and mentors meet 7 - 9 times in a school year to work through interactive activities. Staff Support - Each match is supported by the Big Brothers Big Sisters MentorU Program Coordinator to provide coaching, resources, and guidance throughout the duration of the match.

Big Brothers Big Sisters’s programs positively impact youth and mentors in our community, bringing individuals together and enriching their lives.

To find out more about Mentor U or to sign up to be a mentor, please visit the Big Brothers Big Sisters website at

RPS would also like to thank KMTV 3 News Now and reporter Ron Johnson for sharing this great news with our community. Click to watch the news story -