(L to R) Ralph Todd, Lavanion Belle, Joy Baker, Bob Wheatley, Joyce Sessoms, Roger Collison, Claudy Joinville
Michael Bell, Jr. a Junior at Laurel Senior High School, recently joined the ARK Board of Directors in November 2017. He will be joining Joy Baker, Delmar High School Senior, who will vacate her seat upon graduation. Michael is a member of the Laurel High School Football, Wrestling and Track teams.
The Son of Michael Sr. and Michele Bell of Laurel, DE.
Foundation - Serving the community since October 1, 2013.
Mission - Increase the graduation rate for students K-12
Vision - Prepare every student that we serve for academic and life success
Impact - Served more than 75 students; Served over 500 families through community outreach
Holistic - We go beyond academics by also focusing on parental engagement and teen enrichment workshops.
One-on-One- Every student is assigned one tutor per subject.
Tutor-Tutee Relationship - Our thorough tutor-tutee matching process result in effective pairing and positive results.
Fun and Safe Learning Environment - We provide a tutoring/mentoring environment that makes learning fun and enjoyable.
Serving students who might otherwise fall through the education cracks by keeping them in school, maintaining high academic performance and expectations and graduating with their cohort.