Drew Gentsch Awarded Excellence in Mentoring Award


Attorney Drew J. Gentsch received a 2017 Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Iowa Mentoring Partnership and Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds at a ceremony at the Iowa State Capitol on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. An Iowa Mentoring Partnership award is the most prestigious honor that a youth mentor can receive. Recipients exemplify both the spirit and positive benefits of mentoring relationships.

Gentsch has volunteered as a weekly reader since 2004 with Everybody Wins! Iowa, an organization focused on increasing children’s success in school and life through one-to-one reading and mentoring experiences with caring volunteers. He was a founding member of the Board of Directors and since 2004 has served as a leader in multiple roles including Treasurer and Fundraising Chair, Vice President, and President. Learn more about Everybody Wins! Iowa at their website.

Photo by William J. Gentsch, NorthStar Photography