What does TeamMates mean to you?
“From both a personal and professional perspective, TeamMates means so much to me. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to have met and shared time with my mentee and also work for an organization that is impacting student’s lives on a daily basis.” – Tricia
What has been your favorite part about being a TeamMates Mentor?
“I’ve been matched with my mentee since 3rd grade, and she recently started as a Freshman at UNO. My favorite part has been watching her grow and prosper over the years and turn into an amazing adult & friend with a bright future!” – Tricia
What has been your favorite part about being a TeamMates Mentee?
“My favorite part about being a mentee is meeting my mentor and having someone in my life that is like family to me. I always looked forward to seeing my mentor because she just brightens up my day and makes me feel like I have someone by my side no matter what.” – Shannon
What is your favorite memory with your Mentee?
“There are so many, but I would have to say our trips to the zoo each year were some of the most memorable.” – Tricia
What is your favorite memory with your Mentor?
“I can’t choose just one favorite memory, but I always love remembering in elementary school we would play all these board games during lunch. I would beat Tricia at every game. It wasn’t just about winning, though, they were great games to get to know each other, and to have funny conversations.” – Shannon
What is one wish or hope you have for your Mentee?
“For her to graduate from college and work in the field of Psychology where she will help others, and for her to continue the ripple effect by becoming a mentor herself.” – Tricia
What is one wish or hope you have for your future?
“I really hope, when I’m ready, I will be able to mentor someone starting at third grade and be with them until they go to college. Just being able to be there for a student like how a mentor was there for me.” – Shannon