Pershing Elementary thanks Army North for mentors and tutors

By Staff Sgt. Keith AndersonMay 30, 2012

SAN ANTONIO - Lt. Col. Shannon Miller (center), along with Capt. Michelle Martinez (left) and Capt. Eduardo Figueroa, admire the hand-written cards they received from the children they mentor and/or tutor at John J. Pershing Elementary School during a volunteer luncheon at the school May 23. School faculty and staff members thanked the volunteers from their partner unit, Army North, with treats, certificates of appreciation and cards from students.  Volunteers from Fort Sam Houston mentor and tutor students and participate in activities, such as science fairs, field trips and school programs, as part of the post's Adopt-a-school program. Miller serves as commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Army North; Figueroa commands HHBn's Headquarters Support Company, and Martinez serves as the special assistant to the deputy chief of staff at Army North.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO)
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - Lt. Col. Shannon Miller (center), along with Capt. Michelle Martinez (left) and Capt. Eduardo Figueroa, admire the hand-written cards they received from the children they mentor and/or tutor at John J. Pershing Elementary School during a volunteer luncheon at the school May 23. School faculty and staff members thanked the volunteers from their partner unit, Army North, with treats, certificates of appreciation and cards from students. Volunteers from Fort Sam Houston mentor and tutor students and participate in activities, such as science fairs, field trips and school programs, as part of the post's Adopt-a-school program. Miller serves as commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Army North; Figueroa commands HHBn's Headquarters Support Company, and Martinez serves as the special assistant to the deputy chief of staff at Army North. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson) VIEW ORIGINAL
SAN ANTONIO - Kathleen St. Claire, the principal at John J. Pershing Elementary School, presents a certificate of appreciation to Capt. Eduardo Figueroa, commander, Headquarters Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army North, during a luncheon for volunteers May 23 in the school's library. Figueroa, along with his fellow volunteers from Army North, mentor and tutor children at the school once a week as part of Fort Sam Houston's Adopt-a-School program.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO)
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - Kathleen St. Claire, the principal at John J. Pershing Elementary School, presents a certificate of appreciation to Capt. Eduardo Figueroa, commander, Headquarters Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army North, during a luncheon for volunteers May 23 in the school's library. Figueroa, along with his fellow volunteers from Army North, mentor and tutor children at the school once a week as part of Fort Sam Houston's Adopt-a-School program. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson) VIEW ORIGINAL
SAN ANTONIO - Master Sgt. Ronald Wright, chief paralegal, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army North, reads a card from the student he mentors at John J. Pershing Elementary School during a volunteer luncheon at the school May 23. School faculty and staff thanked volunteers from their partner unit, Army North, with treats, certificates of appreciation, and cards from students.  Volunteers from Fort Sam Houston mentor and tutor students and participate in activities, such as science fairs, Earth Day fairs, nursing skills fairs, field trips, lunch buddy programs, intellectually disabled students programs. They also provide assistance with the school's career days, remembrances, awards and recognition programs, cleanups and many other activities, as part of the post's Adopt-a-school program.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO)
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - Master Sgt. Ronald Wright, chief paralegal, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army North, reads a card from the student he mentors at John J. Pershing Elementary School during a volunteer luncheon at the school May 23. School faculty and staff thanked volunteers from their partner unit, Army North, with treats, certificates of appreciation, and cards from students. Volunteers from Fort Sam Houston mentor and tutor students and participate in activities, such as science fairs, Earth Day fairs, nursing skills fairs, field trips, lunch buddy programs, intellectually disabled students programs. They also provide assistance with the school's career days, remembrances, awards and recognition programs, cleanups and many other activities, as part of the post's Adopt-a-school program. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson) VIEW ORIGINAL