Mentoring ProgramThe importance of mentoring: "We need to make sure that no boy or girl in America is growing up without having in his or her life the presence of a responsible, caring adult." General Colin L. Powell
Students are assigned an adult to meet with them once a week here at Byrnes. All mentors are business people from Spartanburg County and all mentors must get a back ground check before they meet with students. The business community really understand the importance of this program and have shown their support by agreeing to allow the mentors to leave work and spend time with our students.
This program has proven to very beneficial to many students. Its advantages are to numerous to list on this site, but please visit the District Five web site at: http://www.spart5.k12.sc.us/cate