Peer Power: Class of 2019

June 3rd, 2019

With the 2018-2019 school year at an end, we want to thank you on behalf of our teachers, students, and Success Coaches for supporting Peer Power's positive impact in our community through peer tutoring and mentoring. Please join us in congratulating our University of Memphis Success Coaches who completed their degrees this spring.

 

Read the full June newsletter with names of University of Memphis graduates and more infomration about the Big RIver Crossing Half Marathon + 5K here.

 

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I must always work harder than others.

Jennifer Williams

I am a Junior at the University of Memphis, and my majors include criminal justice and social work. I work at East High School as a Success Coach within Peer Power. First and foremost, Peer Power is more than just a job. Peer Power is fellowship and understanding combined with the encouragement and tools needed to be the best that I can be, both in and outside of work. It’s taking that encouragement and those tools and empowering high school students to do the same. Peer Power has impacted me as an individual by giving me the opportunity to positively impact the lives of students, teachers, and my peers, as well as giving me life skills that I will utilize throughout my entire life.