Kennesaw Mountain Student Launches Website to Help Cobb Students

Stephen Litt builds Eagle Scout Project at Kennesaw Mountain High School

Find a tutor. Volunteer as a tutor. Post a community service project. Volunteer to help with a community service project. All these options are available through the Cobb Community Service Connection, a website created by Kennesaw Mountain High School student Stephen Litt. 

While others took a break over the summer, the Cobb senior focused his attention on building a website that would connect his fellow students with tutoring and community service opportunities. 

Stephen, who is enrolled in the Kennesaw Mountain Magnet program, has won multiple science fairs and been a finalist in the International Science & Engineering Fair and Broadcom M.A.S.T.E.R.S. Top 30 Research Projects in the U.S.A. He has also served as a delegate at the Georgia Science & Engineering Fair. He recognized that students like himself could help other students who may need assistance with school subjects especially following a year of pandemic learning.

“I found myself helping friends with their math homework and realized that there is a genuine need for tutors. Since community service hours can be earned via projects and tutoring and it is not always easy for people to find someone to work with, I came up with this website as a way to connect non-profits, schools, tutors, and students within Cobb County, Georgia,” explained Stephen.

Even without the extra challenges of the past year, there are always those in need and community organizations that need volunteers to support service projects around Cobb.

As a senior and member of the National Honor Society, Stephen understood firsthand that many of his fellow students are continually looking for those community service opportunities.

His solution: Connect those in need with those who want to help.

“School administrators, teachers, non-profits, students and tutors can now post available community service projects, seek community service projects, post a student tutor’s availability and seek out a tutor in a specific subject area,” Stephen added.

One of the current community service projects looks to connect volunteers with Hand, Hoof and Heart, which empowers people of all abilities to explore self-growth opportunities through therapeutic animal and farm-based programs. 

More information about available community service projects and how to post a new community service project is available here