Andrea of El Salvador has been since an inspiration to me.
Francis LaLomia and the Corning Rotary
Susan Pirozzolo of the Horseheads Central School District
One of my 6th grade teachers, Mrs. Rachel Hogue.
My principals of the Horseheads Intermediate School; Mr. Michael Bostwick and Mrs. Robin Doubrava
LeAnne DeRosa of WENY TV
Kristin Klapprodt of the Bath VA and Rich Walters, Volunteer for the Red Cross and Bath VA
Casimir and Jim Krolak (WW2 and Vietnam Veterans)
Congressman Tom Reed and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano
Linda Conway and Colleen Kean of the Red Cross
I have wonderful mentors!
Linda Conway, Colleen Kean, Richard Walters and the entire team of the Corning Red Cross, LeAnne DeRosa of WENY TV, Congressman Tom Reed and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, Veterans Casimir and Jim Krolak, Mr. Michael Bostwick, Mr. Chris Bell, Susan Pirozzolo, Mr. John Durr, Mrs. Rachel Hogue and everyone at the Horseheads School District have been such wonderful mentors to me. Many thanks to all of them.
This is my very first blog for Dream Big Sophie. First, thank you for checking out my website about kids, volunteerism and our world. My good friend and mentor, WWII Veteran Casimir Krolak of the Bethany Nursing Home, asked if he could come to my school, the Horseheads Intermediate School, to talk about his time in Italy and Africa during WWII. What luck that it was also the 70th Anniversary of V.E Day. He even brought my class an American Flag for us to keep.