Mentor of the Week: Candice Lee
Dec. 15, 2012 at 6:15 a.m.
The Victoria Business and Education Coalition is honoring mentors who donate their time to work with students in Victoria schools.
This week's spotlight mentor is Candice Lee, an independent mentor of three students at Victoria West High School.
How long have you been a mentor for the district?
What made you decide to be a mentor?
I became a mentor because I love helping children. I want to help them so that they will be able to succeed in life.
What do you feel you bring to the students?
I bring encouragement and hold the student accountable.
What do you enjoy most about mentoring?
I enjoy being around the students and watching them become successful and change for the better.
What have you learned from the student, educational system, etc. that has enlightened you?
I have learned that if the student is encouraged and feel that you really care about them, they will do their best.