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May 2016: Samantha Hyland

Samantha working with students. Ministry: De Marillac Academy, San Francisco, California College: La Salle University What do you do? At De Marillac Academy, I serve as the Academic Resource Teacher, working with grades 4-8. I work with our students who have documented learning needs and help to identify those who need further academic or behavioral assistance. What would you say to a friend from home who questioned why you chose to live with the Brothers? I continually get the question of “why do you choose live with the Brothers?” My response is simple! For two years I have had the opportunity to grow and learn with over 200 years of combined teaching experience under my own roof! I come home each night and I am surrounded by heartwarming laughter and debriefing of the day’s events. They are truly the best community members. Why would you recommend joining Lasallian Volunteers to a college senior considering volunteering? Being a college senior is an exciting, but also a scary time in one’s life. There are so many uncertainties that come with graduation. The LV program is a wonderful way to transition into the working world. The support and compassion the LVs experience from the staff, [...]

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April 2016: Julia Kueter

Julia as her favorite children's book character Junie B. Jones Ministry: Saint Cecilia School and Academy, St. Louis, Missouri College: Christian Brothers University What do you do? My day to day schedule contains a myriad of [...]

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March 2016: Tidiany Diarra

Ministry: La Salle School College: Lewis University What do you do? I’m a Recreational Coordinator and Mentor at a therapeutic residential treatment and alternative to detention facility for youth experiencing trauma, mental illness, and abuse. Why did you [...]

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February 2016: Martin Chavez

Ministry: San Miguel Middle School of Tulsa College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I’m a teacher, tutor, athletic director, coach, and breakfast server. At San Miguel, I’m known for making the “breakfast special”! Why did you choose [...]

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December 2015: Julia Turner

Ministry: The San Miguel School of Providence College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I work in the Graduate Support Department at San Miguel. We do tracking and outreach to our Graduates who need extra support. Our [...]

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November 2015: Molly Nocera

Molly taking students to a pumpkin patch Ministry: Catalyst Maria Charter School, Chicago, IL College: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota What do you do? I serve as an Instructional Assistant for 1st and 2nd grade, and I [...]

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October 2015: Ellie Cash

Ellie Cash, 15-16 Ministry: San Miguel High School in Tucson, Arizona College: Saint Louis University What do you do? My official title is “Student Support Coordinator” and I serve in both the academic setting and [...]

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September 2015: Liz DiPlacido

Liz DiPlacido, 14-16 Service Site: De La Salle at Blessed Sacrament, Memphis, TN College: La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA What do you do? Breakfast Duty, teach 4th grade Writing, Social Studies, Science, Religion, Co-teach 5th [...]

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Summer 2015: Jeff Petroski

Service Site: St. Peter's Boys High School, Staten Island, NY Jeff Petroski, 13-15 College: Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD What do you do? I work as a campus minister, teaching assistant, I [...]

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May 2015: Megan McShane

Service Site: De La Salle Middle School at St. Matthews in St. Louis, MO. Megan (middle) with students College: Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY What do you do? I teach 5th, 6th, and 7th [...]

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April 2015: Dan Bowers

Service Site: San Miguel School, Chicago Dan Bowers University: La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. What do you do? At San Miguel I am an 8th grade Math, Science, and Reading teacher, and [...]