Mentor of week: Nancy Kirchner
Oct. 19, 2013 at 5:19 a.m.
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Call the Victoria Business and Education Coalition at 361-572-8232.
Nancy Kirchner is a Victoria Business and Education Coalition mentor at Patti Welder Middle School.
Kirchner is a retired teacher.
She mentors one student once a day per week.
Kirchner has been a mentor for the Victoria school district for the past four years.
"As a former teacher, I saw the positive impact the HOST (Help One Student To Succeed) program had on my students," she said about why she decided to become a mentor.
Kirchner said she hopes to bring positive reinforcement to students in need.
"The curriculum is challenging, but students must compete with the world," Kirchner said. "We must prepare them for the challenge."