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Rave Reviews from STICS Participants

My STICS experience was incredible. Helping those kids was a blast and I can't wait to go back to it next semester. When you're there, you never want to leave. Just being present in the classroom means so much to North Adams youth. I'm so glad I partook in this program and am excited to continue. 

Brandon Roy, '16


The MCLA S.T.I.C.S. program is invaluable to the North Adams Public Schools. The student volunteer provides one-on-one help for children who need it, allowing the teacher to focus on the whole class. In a time when teachers have so much material to cover, student volunteers allow them to meet their requirements without leaving children behind in the work. Additionally, the children are also introduced to the idea of higher education and start to see it as attainable. College volunteers are an integral and necessary part of the North Adams Public Schools.

Elizabeth Urban, North Adams Public School Volunteer Coordinator