The STSD Volunteer Program honored Rose Jewell Jordan as the Volunteer of the Year for 2014-2015. Rose was recognized for initiating the YouthMentorvention program at Thomas Holtzman Jr. Elementary School during the 2009-2010 school year, and for nurturing the program through the subsequent years. YouthMentorvention mentors began by meeting weekly with fourth and fifth grade girls, and these mentoring groups have continued to meet as the participants moved on to STMS and STHS.The mentors – who were honored as a group for their caring and dedication – include Rose Jewell Jordan, Cheryl Weathers, Ellen Carnahan, Lee Spitalny, Preshus Goshay, and Stavroula Giannaris.
Volunteer of the Year Rose Jewell Jordan (third from left) pictured with mentors Ellen Carnahan, Cheryl Weathers, Preshus Goshay, Stavroula Giannaris, and Lee Spitalny (l-r) STHS Guidance Counselor Denise Short, STMS Guidance Counselor Danae Klock, Thomas Holtzman Jr. Elementary School Guidance Counselor Erin Hicks, STHS Assistant Principal Scott Lindsey, STHS Principal Keith Still, and Superintendent Dr. Todd Kline, are pictured with Volunteer of the Year Rose Jewell Jordan. Denise Short, Danae Klock, and Erin Hicks were recognized for facilitating YouthMentorvention activities in their respective schools. (l-r: D. Short, D. Klock, E. Hicks, S. Lindsey, R. Jewell Jordan, K. Still, Dr. Kline)