Grass Valley Police Department

Student: Brenden, Class of 2025 Mentor:  Officer Zack LaFerriere Brenden McSweeney, from the Bitney Prep Class of 2025, has an amazing internship working with Officer Zack LaFerriere of the Grass Valley Police Department. Brenden is assisting Officer Zack with community policing. The Grass Valley Police Department is a full-service, community policing organization. The department is […]

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Connecting Point

Student: Fiona, Class of 2024 Mentor: Julia and Tammy Bitney Prep Class of 2024 student Fiona has a great internship at Connecting Point. Fiona does data entry, inputting information about local homeless residents. Since 2003, Connecting Point (originally the Nevada-Sierra Regional IHSS Public Authority) has been connecting people to In-Home-Support-Services and IHSS employment in Nevada,

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Bluebell Coffee Roasters

Student: Zya, Class of 2027 Mentor: Marian Valero Bitney Prep Class of 2027 student Zya has an amazing internship at Bluebell Coffee Roasters working alongside mentor and owner Marian Valero. With eight years experience as a coffee business owner and head roaster in her hometown of Valencia, Spain, Marian Valero opened her new business, Bluebell

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Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Student: Tenzin, Class of 2027 Mentor: Shelly Childs Tenzin, from the Bitney Prep Class of 2027 (pictured with mentor Shelly Childs) has an internship at Habitat for Humanity ReStore. He helps with sorting and stocking donations. Habitat ReStores are independently owned reuse stores operated by local Habitat for Humanity organizations. ReStores accept donations and sell

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Interfaith Food Ministry

Student: Laura, Class of 2026 Mentor: Venus Paxton Laura, from the Bitney Prep Class of 2026 (pictured here with her mentor Venus Paxton) has an internship at Interfaith Food Ministry. Laura helps to pack bags and sort food for Nevada County residents. Interfaith Food Ministry has provided supplemental food in Western Nevada County since 1987,

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Precision Welding

Mentor: Braden Compton Student: Saphyra, Class of 2026 Saphyra has this hot internship at Precision Welding and is loving every minute of it. Saphyra’s mentor, Owner of Precision Welding, LLC, Braden Compton is insured and certified in Flux Core and Stick welding through the American Welding Society. He has experience that ranges from residential gates

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