LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- There was a double graduation for the young men and women of Kentuckiana's Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization.
At Bellarmine University, 30 little brothers and sisters and 24 big brothers and sisters were honored for their academic success this year.
The speaker was David Jones, Jr., a new member of the Jefferson County School Board.
There are high school and college graduates.
Some are the first generation of their families to attend college and they say Big Brothers Big Sisters has changed their lives.
Many of the graduates credit the mentoring program with improving their grades.
Our Doug Proffitt emceed the event and you can see Doug's stories about the Big Brother Big Sister matches on our 5 pm news.