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2013-2014 AmeriCorps: Where are they now?

See what our previous AmeriCrops have been up to since the end of their service in July.


  • Mentor of the Week - Roman Hurst

    November 24, 2014

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Hard work and dedication pays off.  Congratulations to this week's mentor, Roman Hurst! Roman is a first quarter mentor at Chief Sealth and exhibits the true ethos of the Dream Project. When supporting his mentees, he's very invested in not only helping a student craft their personal statement, create a list of extracurricular activities, and/or…


  • Dream Project Reflections - Susie Dobkins

    November 10, 2014

    UW Dream Project

    Susie Dobkins has spent three years in the Dream Project as a mentor at Kent-Meridian, YouthForce, and Global High Schools, a High School Lead at YouthForce, the Dream Project Recruitment Manager, and a College and Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) at Decatur High School.  She grew up in Rolla, Missouri, and will be planning to graduate…


  • Dream Project Receives $50K USA Funds Grant

    October 22, 2014

    UW Dream Project

     Jenee Myers Twitchell is the director of the Dream Project and is a co-founder of the program. She is also currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the UW’s College of Education. In August, the Dream Project received a $50,000 grant from USA Funds for the 2014-2015 school year. The grant,…


  • Summer Melt: What it is and what Dream Project is doing about

    October 22, 2014

    UW Dream Project

    Erica Ching, Nicole Guenther, David Alvarez Erica Ching is a High School Lead at Global. She has been as mentor for five quarters at Global Connections High School and YouthForce. She is graduating in June 2015 with a major in Psychology and Minor in Education, Learning and Society. Nicole Guenther is the Assistant Director of…


  • 2013-2014 AmeriCorps: Where are they now?

    October 22, 2014

    UW Dream Project

    Michael Zhang was one of last year’s AmeriCorps members. He was in the Dream Project for five quarters and mentored at Foster and Kent-Meridian High Schools. He graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. Hello fellow alumni! After finishing up my 2013-2014 term as an AmeriCorps Member with the Dream…