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Success Story: Lisa and Achini

The following success story was written by tutor and volunteer, Lisa Ann King Gehrke: I want to share something wonderful, and positive, and heart-warming that I have been doing the last few months! I have been teaching English to this wonderful woman, Achini. I am her tutor and she is my learner, (through our local […]

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Success Story: David and Wayne | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Success Story: David and Wayne

David and Wayne play games to build Wayne’s reading and writing skills. Recently when they met together they played Brain Quest. David says Wayne has an endless supply of jokes, facts, and stories. “He teaches me more than I teach him,” David said. Wayne enjoys science. Books about science are his favorite. Outside reading, Wayne likes […]

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Success Story: Andrew and Tony | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Success Story: Andrew and Tony

Andrew and Tony have been meeting together for about a year and a half. Andrew has seen improvement in Tony since they first started. Tony’s biggest goal is to be able to read to his 3-year old daughter, so Andrew and Tony are working on phonics, spelling, and words. Andrew says being a tutor is […]

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Success Story: Gary and David | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Success Story: Gary and David

Gary has been a learner at the WCLC for over 10 years. This summer he is signed up for the summer reading program at the library. He loves to read about animals. Gary works on his reading and math skills with David; he has his own math books and he learned how to use a […]

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