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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Chris Xa

 I am a native Memphian with a unique passion for Economics. I am a proud son of immigrant parents. Currently, I am pursuing a PhD in Economics at the University of Memphis specializing in Labor Economic, Education Economics, and Econometric. I have the honor to serve Peer Power as a Doctoral Fellow, where I study education data and school environments to better help the kids we serve. My topics of research (both within and without of Peer Power) include: Labor policies within educational settings, Teacher incentive policies and retention rates, Human capital measures, and Public funding allocation efficiency. Outside of school and work I love to cook and cheer on our Memphis Grizzles.