February 2021 Newsletter
Executive Director Announcement
Bound For College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shannon Solis as our new Executive Director. Shannon has served as a Bound For College college prep tutor for two years and her career experience in education is extraordinary. Dr. Solis is currently an English teacher at Village Academy, a Title I school in Delray Beach. At Village Academy Shannon teaches with her identical twin sister, Shar Solis. The Solis sisters are widely loved and respected throughout the Village Academy community. Click here to read more.

Alumni Spotlight
Diego has proven himself to be a well-respected leader among his peers and family members.  
Diego is a star student with his impressive track record of 30 college credit hours via dual enrollment at Palm Beach State College while maintaining straight As in his high school classes and attending Bound For College tutoring.

His hard work paid off when he earned a perfect score in the ACT English exam. Additionally, he attended the Morehouse College Math & Science Camp in Atlanta for two summers where he excelled in the robotics program. Diego graduated from Village Academy in 2020 and is the proud recipient of a Florida Bright Futures state scholarship.  
Despite Diego’s work schedule and college career, he remains present in his family life with mentoring his younger brother, Miguel, who is a high school sophomore that attends Bound For College tutoring. Due to the pandemic and his commitment to supporting his family, Diego currently attends Palm Beach State College where he will earn his associate's degree before transferring to Florida International University in the Fall of 2021 to study criminology. Diego aspires to become a federal law enforcement officer. 

Thank You Kirsten Stevens
Former Bound For College
Bound For College would like to thank Kirsten Stevens for the hard work, dedication and creativity she brought to her role during her tenure as CEO. Kirsten joined the organization in 2015 and has been instrumental in assembling an incredibly capable team, establishing organization and community support, and helping to focus efforts on key programing needs. Bound For College is pleased to announce that Kirsten plans to continue her engagement with the organization as a member of the advisory committee. 
"By far the very best gift I have received from my work with Bound For College is the relationships I have and maintain with the students. I am in awe of their perseverance and grateful that they are willing to continue a friendship with me long after their time at Bound For College,” said Stevens. “I am deeply grateful for the trust that Bound For College has had in me and am looking forward to continuing my engagement with the organization as a member of the advisory committee."

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Executive Director Announcement
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