TeamMates Mentoring of Bennington

TeamMates Mentoring was founded in 1991 by Tom and Nancy Osborne in order to provide the support and encouragement youth need to graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education. TeamMates currently provides a mentor to over 10,200 youth in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Wyoming.

The Foundation started the TeamMates Mentoring of Bennington chapter in the fall of 2014, because the administrators and counselors in our district saw a growing need for this type of program. To date, the Bennington chapter has approximately 73 mentor/mentee matches, with a goal of 90 matches by 2020.

If you would like to hear more information, are interested in becoming a mentor or know someone who would make a good mentor, please contact Program Director, Stan Turner at 402.672.9647 or

TeamMates Board of Directors are: President: Sheryl Cornett, Vice-President: Valerie Calderon, Secretary: Regina Meradith, Treasurer: Dr. Matt Blomenkamp, Members at Large: Theresa Haack, Jason Lura, Janice Saunders, Chuck Oborny, Brenda Ferris, Patti Hawkins 

*See a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the program >> TeamMates FAQ’s

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