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Shana is no stranger to Breakthrough. She has two summers as a teaching fellow at Saint Paul Central and recently served as a Program Coordinator for Breakthrough Central Texas. She also spent 8 years in the United States Army Reserves. Shana has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business and is a master’s candidate at Vermont Law School.


When she is not supporting students or at school, she enjoys playing with her two dogs Lacey and Jacey and competing in the Miss America Scholarship Organization.

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2051 Larpenteur Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55109, USA