College transition Coach
Brandon Johnson is a Milwaukee native by way of Polk County, Florida. Brandon is a graduate of Milwaukee Riverside University High School and went on to complete his higher education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor’s of Science in Community and Nonprofit Leadership. Brandon works with our first and second year college students at Madison College.
Fun fact: “My grandmothers had the same birthday”
If you can be any TV/movie character, who would you be and why?: “If I could be any TV/Movie character it would be Christian Bale as Batman. He was a generous hero although he does not have super powers. He utilizes his wealth to do something about the crime in his city rather than just complaining.”
AVP of College Success and Persistance
Glenna Scholle-Malone, born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for College Persistence and Special Projects at the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County. Ms. Scholle-Malone is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she majored in Child Development and minored in Educational Policy Studies. She has also received her Master’s in Education – Professional Studies at Edgewood College. Glenna’s role is to lead the TOPS College Success Team to ensure that all AVID/TOPS Alumni are matched with, and supported, by their college coach through their matriculation through college completion and/or other post-secondary options. Additionally, Glenna oversees the College Ready Scholars program, a college readiness program for underrepresented students in partnership with the Verona Area School district, at Verona Area High School.
She is most proud of her role as the mother of her daughter, Savannah Margaret, who is six years old and a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County.
Fun fact: “My interesting fact is that I own my own personal training business – Glenna Maureen LLC”
If you can be any TV/movie character, who would you be and why?: “Olivia Pope!”
Pa Done Yang
College Success Coach
Pa Done grew up in Madison’s east side and is a graduate of Madison East High School. She attended UW-Madison where she graduated with a bachelors in International Studies and certificates in Global Health and Asian American studies. Pa Done works with our UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee students. She also works with our current unenrolled students.
Fun fact: “I am not good at doing cartwheels.”
If you can be any TV/movie character, who would you be and why?: “I would be Amelie from the movie Amelie. Because she is someone who enjoys helping others and leads a simple life of progressing towards her happiness.”
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College Success Coach
Paige is originally from Lincolnwood, IL and graduated from Loyola Academy. Paige graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Gonzaga and is working towards her Master’s in Social Work. Paige works with our students from classes of 2015 and beyond at Madison College.
Fun fact: “I once ran through the airport with Macklemore, we were both about to miss our flights!”
If you can be any TV/movie character, who would you be and why?: “Lesli Knope! She’s funny, smart, hard-working, and a good friend!”
College Enrollment Coach
Terrica is a Madison native and is a Madison Memorial High School graduate. She is a UW-Madison Alum with a Bachelors of Arts in Social Welfare and Sociology. Terrica is the College Enrollment Coach for all AVID/TOPS Seniors within the major 4 MMSD High Schools.
Fun fact: “I am a historian at heart and have recently developed a passion for World World II documentaries and books”
If you can be any TV/movie character, who would you be and why?: “Shuri (Black Panther): She the princess of the strong African nation of Wakanda. I believe that Shuri is an amazing example of Girl Power! She is an engineer who is leading the pack in the field of S.T.E.M.”
College partnership and transition coach
Trevor grew up in Middleton and graduated from Middleton High School. Trevor received a Business and Sports Management degree from Ripon College where he played football and lacrosse before completing his Master’s in Sports Management at Southern New Hampshire University, located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Trevor works with our first and second year students at 4 year institutions and students currently attending Edgewood College.
Fun fact: “I have been on the front page of sports page in Manchester. But not for playing sports!! ”
If you can be any TV/movie character, who would you be and why?: “Andy Dwyer from Parks and Rec. He is young at heart, and gets smarter as he gets older!”