January 4, 2012
Representatives of the Basehor-Linwood YouthFriends program — including Basehor-Linwood High School junior William Wilson, fourth from left; his YouthFriends mentor, Pat Wolfe, to his right; and YouthFriends coordinator Tammy Potts, far left — are recognized as Gov. Sam Brownback signs a proclamation signifying January as National Mentoring Month in his office in Topeka on Wednesday. Also pictured are Malissa Martin-Wilke, director of Communities In Schools of Kansas, second from left; Michelle Montgomery-Thomas, program consultant for the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority, behind Brownback; Daniel Soliday, CEO of Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters; and representatives of the Cowley County Tech Wizards Mentoring Project, a 4-H program.
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When William Wilson found out Tammy Potts wanted him to meet Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday morning, he was worried.