Mentor-Scholar Conducts MLK Service Project

OSWEGO, NY -The Mentor-Scholar Program, for the second year, participated in a service project to honor the Marin Luther King, Jr. holiday with two days of service at Oswego Middle School.

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Members of the Mentor-Scholar Program display their blankets.

The project, organized by Emily DiFabio, assistant coordinator of Mentor-Scholar, was designed to answer the MLK call to action “what are you doing for others?”

It included Mentor-Scholar students and staff creating fleece blankets to donate to the local youth homeless shelter.

Mentor-Scholar is a long-term mentoring program that engages more than 100 local secondary students and local college students through its partnership with SUNY Oswego and the Oswego City School District.

For more information, contact Scott Ball, program coordinator at SUNY Oswego 315-312-3812.