MEEP educators mentor youth, encourage career exploration

Pictured at the luncheon are MEEP board members and officers, including (standing from left) board vice president Tyrone Dumas, secretary Tracey Rodgers, president Mary Spencer, vice president Clarence Nicholas, secretary Pamela Mino, treasurer Nathan Grendahl; (seated from left) founder Lilly Simmons, assistant secretary Alene Fambro, and business advisor Tasha Adams.

Pictured at the luncheon are MEEP board members and officers, including (standing from left) board vice president Tyrone Dumas, secretary Tracey Rodgers, president Mary Spencer, vice president Clarence Nicholas, secretary Pamela Mino, treasurer Nathan Grendahl; (seated from left) founder Lilly Simmons, assistant secretary Alene Fambro, and business advisor Tasha Adams.

By The Milwaukee Times

The Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project (MEEP) held its third Annual Luncheon on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at the Four Points Sheraton in Brown Deer.

The event featured entertainment and a raffle, as well as recognition of some of their adult mentors and youth participants and their parents.

 

MEEP mentors are area educators and business leaders who volunteer their time to provide enrichment activities for urban youth to expose them to diverse career options and encourage them toward future success.  Pictured (from left) are mentors Sparkle Watts, Bertha Anthony, Gloria Pitchford Nicholas, Pinkey Buford, Tasha Adams, Nathan Grendahl, Anthony McDaniels, and John Zablocki.

MEEP mentors are area educators and business leaders who volunteer their time to provide enrichment activities for urban youth to expose them to diverse career options and encourage them toward future success. Pictured (from left) are mentors Sparkle Watts, Bertha Anthony, Gloria Pitchford Nicholas, Pinkey Buford, Tasha Adams, Nathan Grendahl, Anthony McDaniels, and John Zablocki.

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President Mary Spencer addresses the audience.

Area educators were honored for their contributions as mentors with the Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project (MEEP) at the group’s third annual luncheon fundraiser on September 16, 2012.  Pictured (from left) are Carson Academy educator Anthony McDaniels, Carson Academy principal Thresessa Childs, retired Bryant School educator John Zablocki, and Bryant School principal Cassandra Brown.

Area educators were honored for their contributions as mentors with the Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project (MEEP) at the group’s third annual luncheon fundraiser on September 16, 2012. Pictured (from left) are Carson Academy educator Anthony McDaniels, Carson Academy principal Thresessa Childs, retired Bryant School educator John Zablocki, and Bryant School principal Cassandra Brown.

 

MEEP youth participants and their parents were honored for their accomplishments and support through MEEP and spoke of their experiences and goals.  Pictured (from left) are Carson Academy student Anya Bell, with her mother Gevon Daynuah; Carson Academy student Jaylen Frier, with his mother Melodye Moore; and Milwaukee School of Languages student Raymond Bensemann, with his mother Karen Bensemann.

MEEP youth participants and their parents were honored for their accomplishments and support through MEEP and spoke of their experiences and goals. Pictured (from left) are Carson Academy student Anya Bell, with her mother Gevon Daynuah; Carson Academy student Jaylen Frier, with his mother Melodye Moore; and Milwaukee School of Languages student Raymond Bensemann, with his mother Karen Bensemann.