East High School teacher wins Milken national educator award, $25,000

December 1st, 2011

East High School alumni and teacher, and Peer Power staff champion, Meah King has been awarded the Milken National Educator award.  read more »

Milken Educator - Meah King

October 5th, 2011

Even though they know they’ll have to work hard, students line up to sign up for Meah King’s class. While she challenges their abilities and takes them out of their comfort zones, King’s “comfortable yet commanding” persona earns respect from her high schoolers and helps lead them to high marks. read more »

Leadership Garden Grows Big Dreams

September 1st, 2011

Teens are learning how to keep the slow food movement growing, one harvest at a time. read more »

Kellogg grant will bring PEP project to Calhoun County Schools

June 21st, 2011

The PEP project in Calhoun County Schools draws upon the Philosophies of Peer Power. read more »

Caught Being Good: Georgetown’s Deidra Sanders

April 27th, 2011

Deidra Sanders, former Peer Power tutor and current student at Georgetown University student, is leading a grassroots effort to hep touch the lives of Washington, D.C. middle school students. read more »

Bar-Kays to perform at MCS Alumni Gala

April 22nd, 2011

Honorees at the 2011 MCS Alumni Gala included Peer Power founder Charles McVean. read more »

Engineering Student Carolyn Mariano Wins ACEC Scholarship

March 10th, 2011

Carolyn Mariano, a Peer Power tutor and junior civil engineering major at the University of Memphis, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee). read more »