“The Promising Youth Center for Excellence (PYCE) “Please Call Me Mister” (PCMM) program is a United States Department of Health and Human Services-Division of Minority Health, youth empowerment program focusing on at-risk, African-American and Hispanic, middle school males in Franklin County, Kentucky. The project offers youth a comprehensive intervention program of support and education. This includes one-to-one and small group mentoring and tutoring by college student volunteers, academic enrichment, life skills, personal development and wellness, disease prevention, crime and delinquency prevention, cultural enrichment, career development and more.

Program participants come from the Franklin County School System, the Frankfort Independent School System and the King’s Center. Desired program outcomes include enhanced positive lifestyles conducive to making positive life choices and program participants transforming into productive, responsible citizens and constructive contributors to their communities.”

For more information about the program and possible youth enrollment please contact Dr. Herman Walston at 502-597-5906 or at Herman.Walston@ksyu.edu.