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Student Testimonies“Thank you for being my mentor and having a lot of fun and I'm really happy for helping me with homework. And thank you for shooting baskets with me. Really, it seems you're my friend, and thank you.”
“I appreciate you put in coming to meet with me. I've changed a little because of our meetings and its a good thing too. Thanks.”
"I am letting you know that I appreciate you coming in every week out of your busy schedule. I really love spending time with you it's the highlight of my week! I love how open we get in our conversations because I usually never open up to people as I did with you [...] I am really lucky being matched up with you as my teammate [...] if it wasn't for you I don't think I would have my driver's permit as I do now! I'm really glad that you and I talk. Thank you so much for being my teammate.”
"Thank you for coming to see me each week! Its my favorite part of the week!”
"Thank you for being a teammate of mine. I enjoy spending my time every week to talk about how I am. You're like a pal to me.”
"Thank you so much for coming and seeing me each week. I'm so happy that you're my mentor. I love spending time with you. I will do anything to make you proud. I won't ever let you down.”
"Thank you for coming to get me each week, I like spending time with you. It's fun. I really like it when we play basketball. You better watch out because one of these times I'm going to beat you in horse. See you next week.”
"I felt like a lucky kid to have Mr. Akin in my life that loves me like one of his kids. I learn that you can always have one good friend in life. This is one of my best school memories I had.”