Previous mentors of the month
October, 2018 - Cathernie McKerron Catherine mentors two young ladies, one in elementary school, and one who she has been able to support as they make their transition into high school. Catherine demonstrates an exceptional level of care for her mentees.
September, 2018 - Senita Kyeremateng Senita always makes a point of highlighting her mentee's strengths and of providing encouragement. The supervisor at the school Senita is placed at has made numerous comments about just how amazing Sentia's match is!
June, 2018 - Anika Berringer Anika is a high school co-op student who went above and beyond with her 8 mentees, finding a way to personally connect with each one of them. She struck an amazing balance of being empathetic and supporting her mentees through challenges, while also providing fun, creative activities!
April, 2018 - Konrad Babol Konrad has mentored two male youth and he has been an amazing role model to each. Konrad and his mentee enjoy athletic pursuits, while also trying a huge variety of new activities every week.
March, 2018 - Evan Loree Evan has been a very positive and supportive mentor. Through creative and thoughtful activities he has been able to create a meaningful impact on his mentee.
February, 2018 - Cheyene Good Cheyene has been matched to her mentee since October, 2017. They have an amazing connection and the school cannot believe the positive impact the match has already had!
January 2018 - Katie Sydor Katie is another high school co-op student who really excelled in her placement. Katie went out of her way to turn her mentees' interests into games. She built really strong connections to all 8 of her mentees, with many reporting that she was a "safe" person to talk to.
December, 2017- Hallie Babic Hallie is a high school co-op student with BBBSG and she did an incredible job with all 8 of her mentees. Hallie was always super creative and she designed crafty activities based on her mentee's specific interests. She related to each child so well!
November, 2017- Mackenzie Harris This is Mackenzie's third school year mentoring her mentee. They have become very close and typically enjoy being active together. Mackenzie has also started mentoring in our Go Girls! programs recently! Thanks for being an amazing mentor in several programs!
October, 2017 - Jessica Ingoldsby Jessica is in her third year with her mentee. She always has a new and exciting craft or activity to introduce to her mentee, and is enjoying watching her mentee grow and mature.
June, 2017 - Destiny Jefferies Destiny is a high school co-op student matched to 8 students. She was very dedicated, reliable, flexible, caring, and fun with her mentees!
May, 2017 - Curtis Fraser Curtis was matched to his mentee in January of 2016. They hit it off right away and Curtis has seen incredible growth and development in his mentee; lots of which can be attributed to the amazing relationship they've developed.
April, 2017 - Jaime Rorabeck Jaime and her mentee have been matched since February 2016 and they have a very sweet, meanningful relationship. They both love the time they spend together.
March 2017 - Amanda Osmond Amanda has been matched to the same mentee since 2012! They have developed an amazing relationship over the past 4.5 years- to the point that her mentee considers Amanda her real sister.
February 2017- Jasmine Apap Jasmine has been matched to her mentee for 3 school years now. She has supported him through some very tough times and has been a beacon of hope when things changed drastically in his life.
January 2017- Jaden Blackburn Jaden was a part of the Co-op ISM Program and has done extremely well!. She has been wonderfully inventive with her craft ideas and brainstorms with her mentees about for new activities they enjoy to connect with them in different ways! Jaden has a made a great effort to engage with her mentees in all aspect establishing great relationships
December 2016- Sophie Castel Sophie has been matched to her mentee for 3 months and they have already done so many activities together. Sophie always tries to incorporate math into their activities and has built a great bond with her mentee!
November 2016- Alain Vaillancourt Alain is a part of the Co-op ISM Program and has done extremely well so far! Him and his mentees enjoy playing a wide variety of strategy and card games together. Alain is establishing wonderful relationships and has already taught his mentees certain skills!
October 2016- Kathryn Hofer Kathryn has been matched to her mentee for about 2 years. She has built a close relationship with her mentee, and has acted as a great adult role model for her. You can usually find them baking something sweet or creating an awesome craft!
September 2016- Brigitta Wideman Brigitta has been matched to her mentee for about a year. She is always full of activity ideas and is very committed to seeing her mentee. She is so dedicated to BBBSG, that she now works here!
June, 2016- Jordan Piken Jordan has been matched to his mentee since the start of the school year. Jordan's mentee is not always easy to get through to (few people have been able to crack this student's shell), but Jordan and his mentee have developed an incredible relationship.
May 2016 - Cassandra Abate Cassandra and her mentee spend most of their time chatting and playing games. Cassandra has helped her mentee through some tough times and continually offers excellent and healthy advice.
April, 2016 - Shannon Bottrell Shannon and her mentee loved to chat and hang out. Shannon helped her mentee with daily life skills and did her hair/makeup for picture day- Shannon came in a different day to help her mentee with this.
March 2016 - Rita Field Rita is so creative with her mentee. There is never a dull moment for this match. They do crafts, baking, gym games, play outside, etc. It's hard to think of something these two HAVEN'T done together! Rita is incredibly dedicated to her mentee and has even followed her to a new school when she moved.
February 2016 - Nia King Matched since October 2014, Nia has been an incredible mentor for her mentee. They love to do all kinds of things, but mostly her mentee loves having someone to talk to! Nia is very dedicated and consistent with her mentee.
January 2016 - Calleagh Terry Co-op In-School Mentor who is matched with 8 mentees throughout a school semester. Calleagh is consistent, reliable, and caring, which has made her an amazing mentor to children. Her mentees love spending time with her!
December 2015- Kevin Kilarski Matched for 2 school years, understands mentee's love for video games and is able to engage with them on a personal level by relating through the games!
November 2015- Jennifer Schroeder Going into their 2nd year of the match and is very dedicated to mentee. Jenn shows initiative in the match.
October 2015- Elizabeth Sinclair Matched to two mentees, Elizabeth is an amazing mentor and role model to both. She is always creative with her activity ideas, finding amazing things to do with each student.
September 2015- Filip Bonek Matched for 1 school year, has made an incredible difference in his mentee's life. They connected very quickly and love seeing each other weekly.
June 2015- Adrian Thomson Matched for 1 school year, Adrian and his Mentee enjoy hanging out and chatting. They have been going on treasure hunts lately and using a big metal detector to find neat things!
May, 2015- Mangla Shandal Matched for two school years, Mangla and her mentee spend a lot of time talking about the important things going on in their lives. Mangla is a great sounding board for advice for her mentee!
April, 2015- Julie Snyder Matched for one school year, Julie and her mentee love doing crafts together and playing games. They take pictures of everything they do so they can make a scrapbook at the end of the year.
March 2015- Charlotte Lyons Matched since October 2014, Charlotte and her mentee love spending time together. They are both fun, creative girls who enjoy both long-term projects and quick, fun games.
February 2015- Ela Stanivuk Matched since the beginning of the school year, Ela and her mentee have developed a beautiful relationship. Her mentee has really blossomed under the consistent attention!
January 2015- Sheila Stacey Matched for 4 months to 2 students, Sheila has built great and unique relationships with both kids. They have fun together and look forward to seeing Sheila each week.
December, 2014- Stephanie Liscumb Matched for 3 years, Stepanie and her mentee enjoy all kinds of activities. Steph commutes into Guelph to see her mentee.
November, 2014- Alok Joseph Matched for 2 years, Alok and his mentee enjoy playing board games and sports together. Alok has demonstrated high commitment to his mentee.
October, 2014- Elizabeth Sinclair Matched for about 4 months to two mentees. Liz has a lot of really fun and creative things to do with her mentees!
September, 2014- Emily Laevens Matched for 3 years and highly dedicated to her mentee. They enjoy board games and other activities they can do while they chat and support each other!
June, 2014- Deb Murray Matched to current mentee for 1.5 years and Deb was a mentor to another student for 2 years before that. Deb and her mentee enjoy making crafts, cooking, trying new things, acting, and playing with puppets.
May, 2014- Dave Piitz Matched for 2.5 years, Dave has been very committed to his mentee and has witnessed awesome growth and increased maturity
April, 2014- Katie Ford Matched for 1 school year, Katie has been highly dedicated to her mentee. They enjoy playing games and Lego together
March, 2014- Hillary Benning Matched to 2 different mentees, for 6 months and 1.5 years. Hillary has developed unique, positive, and fun relationships with both girls!
February, 2014- Blake McQuattie Matched for about 4 months, enjoy sports and being active together. Blake and his mentee really 'clicked' right away!
January, 2014- Blake Cuthbertson Matched for over 2 years, Blake and his mentee love to play checkers and board games. Blake is very committed and reliable with his mentee.
December, 2013- Jason White Matched for over a year, they enjoy being active together. His mentee has gained a more positive outlook on life this year.
November, 2013- Melissa DiBello Matched for almost one year, enjoy playing games, being creative, and doing arts and crafts.
October, 2013- Pamela D'Ambrogio Matched for 1.5 years, enjoy deciding on activities together and kept in contact over the summer by writing letters.
September, 2013- Stefanie Pueschel Matched for over a year, they enjoy being creative at finishing projects, goals, and crafts together.