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October 2016: De La Salle Blackfeet School

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” we are highlighting a ministry of the Midwest District. The Lasallian Volunteers serving at De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) in Browning, Montana are all 2nd years and are Ruth Ficaro, Jon Ficaro and Matt Loudon. Ruth and Jon are graduates of Lewis University. Jon in 2007 and in 2014 and Ruth graduated in 2011. Matt is a 2015 graduate from St. Mary’s College of California. WHAT IS DE LA SALLE BLACKFEET SCHOOL? De La Salle Blackfeet School is a San Miguel-model middle school located on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Browning, Montana. As a San Miguel school, it shares many of the same qualities that our other San Miguel Schools do: small class sizes, non-tuition driven, extended day, extended year, with a culturally sensitive, student centered curriculum for middle school students that allows for greater success. What makes DLSBS unique is it is the only San Miguel School in our Region in a rural area and the first serving primarily Native Americans. Ruth with DLSBS students and LV Alum Gio Palacio WHAT IS THE SERVICE THAT MATT, RUTH, AND JON PROVIDE? Ruth serves as the 7th grade homeroom [...]

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September 2016: Serviam Gardens

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is Serviam Gardens and the Lasallian Volunteers are Jacquie Martin, 15-17 and Jaime Turrentine, 16-17. Both [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]