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New Avenues participates in unique partnership with St. Martin De Porres High School

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Two young women from St. Martin De Porres High School are volunteering their time as participants in the Corporate Work Study Program. This uniqe program allows students to gain experience in professional environments during the school week, weaving practical work experience into the high school curriculum.

DeAshia Petty and Cassandra Griffin volunteer in New Avenues Community Relations department through the high school’s Corporate Work Study Program. Cassandra will be with New Avenues through the end of 2013, and DeAshia will be with New Avenues through May.

St. Martin’s unique partnership with  greater Cleveland businesses through the program has been recently identified as a leading indicator of student’s persistence rate in college.