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Schenectady High school mentoring program helping teens navigate adolescence

Schenectady High School students Kendra Klimek, left and Marissa Bennett, right, work with mentor Ann Koronowski while they learn to cook a fiesta lime chicken dish at the school.
Schenectady High School students Kendra Klimek, left and Marissa Bennett, right, work with mentor Ann Koronowski while they learn to cook a fiesta lime chicken dish at the school.
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Relations between Deborah Asante and her 17-year-old daughter Maame are strained, to say the least. Asante left Maame behind with family in Guyana when she moved to the United States, and she was not able to send for her daughter for nine long years. “I came here so they could have a better life. I worked, worked, worked,” Asante said. “So me and her are not that close.” After bringing Maame here at age 12, ...

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Thomas0305
November 6, 2011
9:28 a.m.

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Please contact coralloj@schenectady.k12.ny.us or call 518-881-3906 for more information about how you can help the Teen Empowerment and Mentoring Program at Schenectady High School.

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