[SATLUG] Re: Inner city school needs mentor

mike perez meekprize at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 17:05:30 CST 2012

Oops forgot to include CC
On Feb 13, 2012 5:04 PM, "mike perez" <meekprize at gmail.com> wrote:

> Adam,
> I suggest posting to any of the mailing-lists CC'd on this message to find
> mentors right now. Unfortunately I am too busy with other projects right
> now to be of any use in the next 7 days. Feel free to stop by any Saturday
> to discuss long term mentoring.
> 1020 roosevelt satx 78210
> 10bitworks.com
> We'll also be at the Witte Museum Saturday Feb 25 1-4pm showing off some
> projects. And the big project coming up right now is for the Luminaria
> event Saturday Mar 10 at 7pm.
> On Feb 13, 2012 4:42 PM, "Adam ZC" <shajurzi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks so much for replying Mike.
>> Sorry I wasn't clear. They need a permanent relationship with a group
>> that can mentor them on a continual basis. They've been searching for this
>> for some time.
>> They incorporated some programming into their latest creation based on
>> one of the young persons programming ability but as I understand it they're
>> running into some problems. They expected they would have been able to find
>> someone to mentor them much before now so they're kind of in a pickle.
>> I hope that makes sense. There is an urgency based on the upcoming
>> competition but they've been wanting to bring some advanced skilled mentor
>> ship to the program for some time and hope to establish that with some
>> permanency.
>> On Feb 13, 2012, at 4:26 PM, mike perez <meekprize at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Adam,
>> Does we have only 7 days in which to mentor the kids? I'm confused when
>> you say they need mentors but the competition is in 7 days. Can you give us
>> more details?
>> Thanks
>> On Feb 13, 2012 1:48 PM, "Adam Zarb-Cousin" <shajurzi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello Mike,
>>> I found your profile via sa-hackerspace, which I was referred to via a
>>> post on san antonio sub reddit.
>>> My name is Adam. I work with Sam Houston High School as a volunteer.
>>> They have a robotics team that is 7 days away from competition. They've
>>> been trying to get a *Java Developer* to mentor some promising kids in
>>> the program. I was wondering if you could refer me to someone that (or
>>> perhaps yourself) may be interested in volunteering a couple of hours to
>>> assist some promising young programmers at this struggling school.
>>> Thank you for your time,
>>> Adam

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