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Orange Resident Co-Stars In WFSB-TV’s “Great Kids” Feature

May 16, 2024
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Orange Resident Co-Stars In WFSB-TV’s “Great Kids” Feature
At a past Big Brothers Big Sisters event, Big Brother Alex Beck, foreground, speaks to the audience about his experience as a mentor, while his Little Brother Mekhi McCoter, background, waits for his turn at the microphone.

Mekhi McCoter, from New Haven, was profiled recently on the popular “Great Kids” feature, which runs every Tuesday on the 4:30 p.m. edition of WFSB-TV’s Eyewitness News Program. Mekhi earned the spotlight for his achievements as a Little Brother (mentee) in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Connecticut community-based youth mentoring program. His Big Brother (mentor) in the program, Alex Beck, from Orange, was featured with Mekhi in the “Great Kids” segment. Mekhi and Alex have been matched with Big Brothers Big Sisters for more than 10 years. Mekhi is a 2023 graduate of Eli Whitney Technical High School in Hamden. He’s currently a private first class in the U.S. Army Reserve, where he serves as a patient administration specialist. Alex Beck is Assistant State’s Attorney for the Ansonia/Milford Judicial District. He’s also a longtime member of the Board of Directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Connecticut.

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