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‘College Coaches’ Changes Format, Still Has Goal in Mind

Anna Zheng

April 24, 2014

In the spring of 2010, Whitman alumna Emily Lorente '11 started an outreach program called College Coaches, which focused on one-on-one mentorship for students at Walla Walla High School. When the program was founded, Lorente worked for Walla Walla High and paired high school students with Whitman...

Junior creates College Coaches program for Walla Walla High School

Junior creates College Coaches program for Walla Walla High School

Rachel Alexander

November 23, 2009

Already this year, Whitman students have adopted grandparents, become storytellers and mentored local elementary school kids. Now, thanks to junior Emily Lorente, they'll also have the opportunity to be college coaches at Walla Walla High School. "[The students] have a lot of potential to seek higher education but some need support," Lorente said. Lorente became ...

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