"Between artistic directors, choreographers and music directors, each person involved in every show I am a part of impacts me in varying ways. Among them all, none have ever had such a profound effect on me as Terry Fyke."
"Bob gives not only me, but many students and adults with whom he works, trust, independence and solutions in approaching difficult problems."
Mentor Stories from Students
"[A] usual unusual mentor, José Lopéz Mercedes [is] our teacher from AESL class at Santa Ana College."
Julio Vasquez was beloved mentor and master of taekwondo. [This story is also available in Spanish.]
"Patrick Figueroa was my spiritual father and mentor, as well as everyone else’s at the table."
The Mentors in These Stories Partner with MY HERO
Eva Haller is the recipient of the Ban Ki-moon Mentorship Award and the Forbes Women Mentoring Award.
Cheri Gaulk has mentored hundreds of successful video/film projects in her roles as a Video Art teacher and director of the Summer Film Program at Harvard-Westlake.
The short films below highlight the power to change a life through mentoring. Meet both mentees and mentors through the films.
Art that Celebrates Educators Who Act as Powerful Mentors
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Visit the MY HERO Calendar
Share Your Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Victoria Murphy.
Organizer created on 1/11/2017 10:27:28 AM by Becky Miller
Last edited 2/6/2020 1:44:39 PM by Laura Nietzer