Mary Grocholski is a Peer Mentor for Vickie VanSteenhouse’s ABS (Applied Behavioral Studies) Becoming a Master Student classes at Delta College.
Mary began mentoring in Winter 2005 and worked through Winter 2007, assisting with as many as three class sections a semester, and she has Advanced/Level 2 tutor certification from the College Reading and Learning Association. In April 2006 she received the Teaching/Learning Center’s Mary Jane Cooper Peer Mentor of the Year Award.
Vickie describes Mary as “always looking for new ways to help . . . patient beyond patient . . . [and] more organized than anyone I know!” An older returning student said that Mary is sincere and professional, and “definitely contributed to my successful ‘A’ grade”!
Mary will be finishing her degree at Delta in Fall 2008, and plans to go into education.