“Raw talent is evenly distributed through the school population, but opportunity is not. If we are going to supplement their education in some way, we have to go where the kids are and cover all of them.”
“As a volunteer tutor working with these children, you are planting a seed,” says Linda Kane, a longtime volunteer and supporter of local nonprofit Children First/Communities In Schools. “Hopefully, this seed will grow into a love of learning that will stay with them throughout their lives.”
When asked, “How would you make Asheville better?” Vance Elementary youngsters had a few things to say.