Sunday, July 25, 2010

Teens Who Volunteer Reap Academic Rewards - ABC News

Teens Who Volunteer Reap Academic Rewards - ABC News:
"More than one in four teens nationwide does some type of volunteer work, such as bringing hope to sick children, beauty to their own neighborhoods, and safety to the homes of seniors.

But the giving goes both ways. Research confirms that teens who learn early to be social, caring, and responsible perform better in school. Volunteering improves their chances of graduating at the top of their class, armed with critical leadership skills.

It also makes teens feel good about themselves...."

Thanks to St. Louis Volunteen for this link! (It was started by an incoming SBU student, who we hope becomes very active with BonaResponds!
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