Guest Column

After a family tragedy, a mentor stepped in to rescue a high school scholar

By , Guest Columnist Updated: June 26, 2020 7:26 AM CT | Published: June 26, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Malcom Rawls

Malcom Rawls is a graduate of East High School and the University of Memphis. He has been an employee of the Peer Power Foundation since 2005, and now serves as chief operating officer.

A house fire led a Ridgeway student to consider dropping out to aid her family. A Peer Power mentor says, "She was just one step from leaving it all behind."


Peer Power Foundation Ridgeway High East High Charlie McVean


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