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2014
 
Rotary Club Members Assist Students with their Dream Profession
 
Youth Mentoring is a youth program offered by Rotary Club of Scottsdale. The program assists high school students prepare for a job, career, or education. The program is designed to help students who are planning to immediately enter the job market, enter a trade or vocational school, or enroll in a college or university after high school. 90% of graduating students do not have a mentor. Many students have never met a professional in their field of planned post high school training or education. Rotary has a wide variety of career choices represented in its membership. Upon being accepted into the program, Rotary will seek members or other professionals who wish to mentor the student and are willing spend one hour being interviewed by the student. The student will be invited to attend a Rotary meeting with their mentor. High school students wishing to apply for the program or to learn more about it are invited to email youthmentor@scottsdalerotary.org
 
Tony Martino, CEO Select Specialty Hospital - Downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale Campuses and the Club's Youth Mentoring Program Chair recently arranged a mentoring session with Mehek Mohan, Senior at Scottsdale's Desert Mountain High School. Ms. Mohan is interested in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis on stem cell research/cancer research. Ms. Mohan's mentor is Roger Johnson, PhD Biomedical Engineer, Director of Strategic Initiatives, ASU's Biodesign Institute, which forms partnerships with hospitals, companies, other universities and U.S.and foreign government entities to perform biomedical & environmental research and development.  
 
For more information about Rotary Club of Scottsdale membership, programs and meetings - see www.scottsdalerotary.org.  
 
Pictured:  Tony Martino, Mehek Mohan and Roger Johnson, PhD.