“YMOE has taught me what it takes to be a leader and how to serve as a positive role model. Developing alongside individuals who constantly strive for excellence has been life changing."
”From the way we dress to the way we compose ourselves throughout the day, we aspire to do all things with excellence. I am honored to be a part of such a life changing program, such as, YMOE.”
“The program has put me on the path I always wanted for myself. Growing up without a real ‘father figure’, the program has helped guide and develop me into a better version of myself.”
”The program has helped me grow and develop as a person, a leader, a student and most importantly a son. I am grateful for the opportunities YMOE has provided me. ”
”YMOE is more than a class, it‘s a way of life that brings out the leader in all of us and in doing so it develops young men into successful men who are prepared for what lies beyond high school.”
"I appreciate the LMHS YMOE program and what it has done to enrich my son Kendrick’s life. The program has been academically challenging, as well as, emotionally and socially nurturing for him. The level of attention given by Mr. Ortiz and Coach Smith in developing each student, as a whole, comes second to none!"
“YMOE is a very enriching program that has taught my son the value of brotherhood, leadership, belief in self and how assert change for the betterment of our community as a whole."
"I love that YMOE puts such an emphasis on teaching character. Our young men need to know what it means to have strong character and why building character is so important. YMOE makes this a priority!"
“YMOE is a unique environment that provides a sense of belonging and purpose for students. The instructors strive to create opportunities that develop lifelong relationships and community improvement.”
"The Young Men of Excellence program is all about taking students who have an enthusiasm to reach their personal best and elevate them even more. I have observed members leave a lasting and meaningful mark on our school."
"From helping raise funds for various organizations, teaching chess to the community, college tours and scholarships. There are so many opportunities through this program that extend above and beyond the classroom."
"This program provides a supportive platform for young men to develop their leadership skills. In the classroom, they demonstrate poise and confidence in their daily work and have become a positive force for change in the community."
"If you are a student who is highly motivated and wants to surround yourself with other highly motivated young men who give back to the community, while constantly pursuing excellence, consider joining YMOE."
“The Young Men of Excellence program provides life changing opportunities and experiences that are critical in developing the next generation of transformational leaders. There is great value in the initiatives taking place within this program."
“My association with the YMOE program is truly a blessing. These young men and the mentors running this program has renewed my faith in the future of our country. I encourage others to invest their time and energy into this program.”