black graduation

  • mentoring conversation instructions:

    1. Click on the blue circle to show the "African-American Male Graduation Speech" video to your mentee(s).


    2. After watching the video with your mentee(s), ask these questions to engage the young person(s) in a mentoring conversation with you:


    a) What academic honor did Deonte earn?


    b) What challenges did he have to overcome?


    c) How does his story inspire you?


    d) Do you think that it is possible for you to have the same kind of success in school that Deonte had?  Why or why not?


    e) What will you have to do to have this kind of success in school?  What will you have to change?


    f) What is the advantage of graduating high school with honors? (more opportunities - scholarships and college)


    3. After the mentoring conversation click on the red link to fill out and submit the survey form: Survey Link. Please do this to help us know how this material is being used. It is quick and easy. Thanks!