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Next Generation Mentoring The Next Generation Mentoring Program is an eMentoring program which pairs every 9th grade student with a community member who shares a career and/or hobby interest.  


The  Next Generation Mentoring Project allows community mentors the opportunity to volunteer their expertise to a student in a way that overcomes time constraints and geographical barriers by relying primarily on email exchanges. Mentors receive training and specific instructions in an effort to ensure a user-friendly process. More importantly, mentors are able to be instrumental in helping a student develop/grow a plan that puts him or her on the path towards on-going success.


Throughout this program, students further strengthen career or hobby interests, develop and implement a resume, create contacts for potential high school internships, and discuss appropriate post-secondary options for their career/hobby interests.   The project is being guided by the Next Generation Mentoring Advisory Council which includes Osage staff and community members represented a wide-range of local interests.

Dr. Ron Massie

Daybreak Rotary/ Premier Dental

David Atkins

Argosy Consoles

Clint Ladouceur

Real Estate

K.C. Cloke

Lake Area Chamber & LORDEC

Dan Field

Lake Media

Jennifer Reahr

Rotary/LO Profile

Mitch Shields

Lake Regional Community Benefit Community Liaison & LORDEC

Tammy Darnall

Central Bank - HR Director

School of the Osage Next Generation Mentoring Committee

Amanda Wersching, NGM Project Coordinator

Mike Williams, OHS Principal

Staci Johnson, OHS Assistant Principal

Tiffany Ash, OHS Counselor

Amanda Pax, OHS Counselor

Paula Niemeier, OMS Counselor

Karen Blevins, OMS Gifted Program Instructor

Amy Fowler, SOTO Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator

Eric Martin, SOTO Director of Technology

Mrs. BJ Page, SOTO Board of Education

Dr Lori Sallee, SOTO Assistant Superintendent

Dr Laura Nelson, SOTO Deputy Superintendent