For Math Whiz, Helping At-Risk Kids Adds Up

The San Diego Union-Tribune

In some ways, the students Nicholas Griffin tutors as a volunteer with SAY San Diego’s Reflections day treatment program are a challenging bunch. Some of them have mental-health or substance-abuse issues. Others are dealing with serious family problems. All of them are on probation.

They are also just kids, teenagers who need some help navigating the choppy waters of geometry, grammar and growing up. Griffin has been there, and he can do that.

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