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Spotlight on Centurions – Solissa Franco-McKay

Solissa Franco-McKay is the alumni relations manager for Kauffman Scholars. She holds two degrees from the University of Missouri–Kansas City: a bachelor of arts degree in middle school education and a master of arts degree in higher education administration. In the past, Solissa worked in higher education and as a middle school teacher. The San Diego native is married to Adam McKay, and they are the parents of a daughter, Everly. Solissa is a member of Centurions, Spring Class of 2020. She also serves on the board of directors of Scuola Vita Nuova Charter School, which is located in the Northeast community. 

Solissa Franco-McKay with Centurion Mentors Katie Hall and Tanesha Ford

Also featured in the September 1, 2018 issue of The Independent

 

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