Student Ambassadors

//Student Ambassadors

The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum National Student Ambassadors Program was established in 2014 to identify and recognize exceptional students who advocate for and help raise awareness of Mutt-i-grees. Selected from a group of students in some of the most effective Mutt-i-grees schools and clubs in the country, Mutt-i-grees National Student Ambassadors spend the academic year working on various animal welfare, humane education, and service learning projects of their choosing, with a goal to inspire other students and community members.

M.S. 88 Prospect Park Adoption Event

On Saturday, June 1st, North Shore Animal League America’s adoption team collaborated with M.S. 88 and their national Mutt-i-grees ambassadors for an adoption event in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Animal League America’s mobile unit – our “shelter on wheels,” was onsite and full of puppies, dogs, cats and kittens ready to be adopted into a - Read more

The Results Are In: Mission Mutt-i-grees Winners Announced

The results are in and we are proud to announce our winners for the Mission Mutt-i-grees initiative! Students were given the opportunity to organize activities to raise awareness for their local shelters. We selected four schools as leaders for their fabulous efforts raising awareness for homeless animals, cultivating compassion with community leaders, and earning - Read more

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Student Ambassadors Rescue Animals in Need

Similar and Different is one of the profound topics within the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum as it relates to recognition and appreciation of diversity. Observing and discussing similarities and differences in animals and in people always resonates with students. The National Student Ambassadors, who participated in a recent rescue, epitomize the concept. Their - Read more

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Rescue and Humor Make a Big Impact in the Bronx

National Student Ambassador, Jaydon Holloman, was able to combine his passion for both rescue and humor by organizing a special Mutt-i-grees Curriculum Day at his school PS596X in the Bronx, New York. Comedian, TV personality, and TV producer Brian Balthazar, visited our Mutt-i-grees National Student Ambassador Jaydon and the Mutt-i-grees School Dog Izzy, at PS - Read more

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Meet them in St. Louis Purina joins Mutt-i-grees® Ambassador Tyler Saal to make a lifesaving difference

As the director of Paws On Wellness, a St. Louis-based pet therapy program, Marion Endress has always known that animals have a lot to teach us. So when she discovered the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, she felt right at home. Coordinating her efforts with our friends at Purina, she brought the Curriculum to Hancock Place Elementary - Read more

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“A Semester of Breakthroughs” for North Carolina Mutt-i-grees® Ambassador Ian Burleson

Last year at this time, 12-year-old Ian Burleson was struggling with almost everything, especially school. Ian has autism spectrum disorder, and like many people with this challenge, he’s subject to meltdowns. Various things can prompt a meltdown, including change and unpredictability. Since Ian was about to make the transition from elementary to middle school - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Blog, Student Ambassadors