Scott Decker was a bright and inquisitive second grader who needed some one-on-one time with the right adult. Oasis tutor Jerry Swinehart was the man for the task.
Glenda Gauss was reluctant at first to try Oasis tutoring. Twelve years and 40 children later, she can't imagine not being part of the program.
Oasis tutors bring old favorites to share with their students and discover some new fun reads as well.
Oasis tutor Gerald Johnson has discovered when he meets with students, reading improves and something else happens: new friendships form.
The Generations United award is the only U.S. "seal of approval" for intergenerational programs that are meeting important community needs.
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