KBK in the News

 

Radio Interview

The Power of Young People to Change the World -  Kids Helping Kids

The Power of Young People to Change the World - Kids Helping Kids

The recent pandemic has only amplified the existing academic challenges faced by marginalized groups in America. This week’s guest, Daxton Gutekunst, believes there is no one better to help young people in need than other young people.

TV Interview

 

Local Teen Creates Free Tutoring Service to Help Children

La Jolla teenager Daxton Gutekunst created a non-profit that pairs middle and high school students with younger children for mentorship and tutoring.

Newspaper

 

Two Bishop’s School students earn accolades from Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Daxton Gutekunst and Elias Herrera will receive their certificates at a ceremony in Point Loma on Sunday, May 22.

Two Bishop’s School students earn accolades from Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Two students at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla have earned certificates from the Princeton Prize in Race Relations for projects to help improve race relations in their community.

School News: A New Tutoring Model

In recent months, many schools have had to pivot to distance learning, a change that has exacerbated income inequities; some students without reliable Wi-Fi or a quiet space to work have fallen behind. This has meant that the work of Daxton Gutekunst’s nonprofit Kid By Kid is needed more than ever.

Campaigns

 
California Teen Starts Peer Tutoring Nonprofit That Serves Refugee and Immigrant Kids

California Teen Starts Peer Tutoring Nonprofit That Serves Refugee and Immigrant Kids

For immigrant and refugee children starting a new life with their families in the United States, there’s no doubt that school can be extremely intimidating. That’s why Daxton Gutekunst, a 16-year-old from San Diego, created his nonprofit, Kid By Kid.

Everyday Young Hero- Daxton Gutekunst

Everyday Young Hero- Daxton Gutekunst

At the onset of the pandemic, Dax saw how strongly youth were impacted, both academically and socially, so he fully revamped KBK to offer online engagement opportunities.

KBK @ Feed the Children

KBK @ Feed the Children

Featured in a video on how student led organizations are making a difference in their communities. Kid By Kid was honored to be among the few in the nation to be chosen.

Publications

 

The Bishop’s Giving Tree: Behind the Scenes

How the program brings refugee families and the Bishop’s community together every year

Bishop's Junior Featured on Live Radio Show

Daxton Gutekunst ’23 was interviewed live on July 8 for VoiceAmerica’s program “The Power of Young People to Change the World.”

Sophomore Presentation at National Service Learning Conference

One of the benefits of virtual events is how easily you can fit the components into your existing daily schedule and not miss a beat. The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) invited Daxton Gutekunst ’23 to present a student showcase for their annual conference titled “Engage. Evolve. Energize!”

Press Releases

 
Press Release (2/7/21)
Press Release (2/7/21)

Local Kids Join Forces to Creatively Impact Kids’ Physical Health and Education

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Press Release (11/12/20)
Press Release (11/12/20)

Local Refugee Students Work with High School Mentors to Close the Education Gap

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Press Release (8/18/20)
Press Release (8/18/20)

LOCAL KIDS WORKING TO CLOSE COVID-19 EDUCATION GAP

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