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Bringing along the 'newbies'
Lugoff-Elgin High School 9th Grade Assistant Principal Alicia Gaither, left, and Counselor Amy Jenkins are two of the faculty involved in coordinating the student mentor program. - photo by Jim Tatum
The first day of high school can be exciting, confusing and overwhelming – sometimes all at once. This year, Lugoff-Elgin High School is taking an extra step in bringing the freshmen to the fold by having upperclassmen serve as mentors during the upcoming year. This is the first year L-EHS has implemented the student mentor program, L-EHS Counselor Amy Jenkins, one of the coordinators, said.