by Janice Holst
Sparta Area Schools —
Four years ago, when Todd Yemc was laid off, he went "to work" volunteering every single day in his kindergarten daughter's classroom. Ridgeview's principal, Maryalyce Zerrip, asked him if he would be willing to try organizing a local chapter of the national outreach program known as the Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students). By the end of the year, he had "about eight guys interested"