Meet Our Coaches of the Month!

May 19, 2015
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Lauren Rex
College Completion Coach – Austin
Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
College: Bowling Green State University

Fun Fact: Lauren loves national parks — Glacier National Park in Montana is her favorite!

Lauren’s Impact: Lauren is a humble and patient coach, and has used these skills when helping many of her students transfer from Austin Community College to 4-year universities. She is also a great leader, organizing the mentor recruitment and interview process for new collegian mentors. She is an excellent addition to the organization, and we are glad to have her on the team. Thanks Lauren!


“I like being able to interact with and assist my students who attend [Austin Community College.] Being able to meet up with students at the office or at ACC Highland has helped to build stronger relationships with them… I believe in the near-peer mentoring model that College Forward uses to support our students because having an extra support system while going through college has proven to be very beneficial for the students I work with.”