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ACCG Members Mentor ACE School in Kentucky

Another successful ACCG/ACE initiative is reported by Brett Telford

By Brett Telford |
March 28, 2009

ACCG member David Markgraf and his colleague Carl Rekow recently volunteered as mentors to the students at Covington Latin School in Kentucky. ACE (Ancient Coins for Education) teacher Kelly Kusch reports that both David and Carl went above and beyond the call of duty in their roles as mentors by helping students identify ancient coins, bringing their own coins for 'show and tell', and giving a hands-on presentation on how ancient coins were minted. They also provided advice and displays for the Ancient Coin Exhibitions.



Student at Covington School Striking a coin the ancient way.

For their efforts, the students at Covington Latin School and teacher Kelly Kusch presented both David and Carl with cards of appreciation. The smiles on everyones faces, mentors included, show how enriching an experience mentoring can be... for all concerned.


Kelly Kusch presenting David Markgraf a card of appreciation.


Carl Rekow receiving a card of appreciation from Kelly Kusch.

The ACCG and ACE are committed to educational outreach, as are mentors David Markgraf and Carl Rekow. Mentors help bring ancient history to life through their passion for the hobby and their dedication to students in the ACE program.

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