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Archive: Promise Fellows

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“Being a Friend”

By: Ashley Cook, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Inver Grove Heights High School "Today was a tough day for a few of my students. Three of them were sent to…

My Service

By: Ma Ly Xiong, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Patrick Henry High School "After months of serving as a Promise Fellow I absolutely enjoy it a lot. I never thought…

AmeriCorner: A welcoming space for students

Find your way to the media center at Fridley High School, you’ll come across a special place: the AmeriCorner!  Promise Fellows Joseph and Brockway will be waiting for you, basking…

Consistency, Humor, and Goofiness goes a long way

By Jo Castano, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Boys and Girls Club of the Northland, Duluth “I currently have a teen who was also part of my Focus List from last year.…

Northfield, MN: Michelle’s Story of AmeriCorps Impact

Michelle Martinez, a graduate of Northfield High School, benefited from the service of AmeriCorps Promise Fellows throughout her middle and high school career.  Now a Junior at the College of Saint…

Meet Mary: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Alum

Mary Dedeke served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow from 2013-2015 in Duluth, MN. "As my graduation date approached, I seriously began to examine if the major I studied was what…

Meet Greg: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Alum

Greg Gianopoulos served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Northfield High School from 2016-2018.  Greg loved making strong connections with his students, saying “It’s the best feeling when a student…

Meet Gracie: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Alum

Gracie Miller served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow in 2005 at the Jewish Community Relations Council. Her service supported an anti-racism initiative called Tolerance Minnesota, where she provided diversity education…

Highs and Lows

By: Melina Pha, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Mounds View YMCA "Why do you always say you miss us when you don't get to see and talk to us for…

Slow and Steady

By: Anna Vazquez, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at White Bear Lake Sunrise Park Middle School Today was a huge day for me in regards to one student. She was on…