Harry Blanton, Practicing Patience: CYC Hero April

CYC is thrilled to dedicate the April CYC Hero to Harry Blanton for his efforts as a devoted mentor. With April containing National Volunteer Week, Harry’s eighteen years of volunteer mentoring certainly deserve this recognition.Harry’s desire to give back was nurtured while he attended St. Xavi… Read More

Dr. Wan Lim, Education Ambassador: CYC Hero March

“I believe in education. It’s slow, one at a time, but if a child is not educated they will never escape poverty.” These words from Dr. Wan Lim are a testament to her life’s calling. Dr. Lim is the founder of the University of Cincinnati Medical Mentor Program, often referred to as Med Mento… Read More

Donnaya Cothron, Motivated Mother: CYC Hero February

Every mother worries about her children – “Are they happy? Healthy? Am I giving them their best chance in this world?”Donnaya Cothron worried about her son, Zackery. As a single mother, she worried about being able to provide for him. She worried about him growing up without a positive male ro… Read More

Trinitii Brewer, Outstanding Mentor: CYC Hero January

National Mentoring Month is the perfect month to kick off CYC Heroes, the new monthly feature recognizing individuals who make CYC great. Subsequently, it seems only fitting that the January Hero be a mentor—CYC’s 2015 Outstanding Mentor, Trinitii Brewer, that is… Read More