|Vol. 17, No. 24||March 19, 1998|
According to Lisa Diller, First State Mentor Corps, the course is designed to teach students about mentoring, and they then serve as mentors for local elementary or middle-school students for eight hours during the semester.
Carper also presented the 1988 Betty Scharff Award to the First State Mentor Corps.
The award honors "persons, businesses or agencies that have made outstanding contributions to the educational welfare of children in HOSTS (Helping One Student To Succeed) language arts, math and Spanish programs."
First State Mentor Corps members from the University of Delaware serve in seven schools in New Castle County, and 11 members of the Mentor Corps also are serving as teaching assistants in the course.
Photo by Duane Perry