IGNITE is a peer mentoring program. It is made up of upperclassmen who were trained to be mentors specifically to the freshmen class. The students are to be big brothers/big sisters, to lead by example and be a positive role model. The great thing about this program is that it was merged together with the Natural Helpers program, which is based on suicide prevention. The Natural Helper program started ten years ago and those students were trained to listen, cope, advise and refer their peers. The goal is that every student who is trained as a Natural Helper will become a mentor once they become upperclassmen.
A few things that mentors do: