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Sophilia McTyre

Position Title: 
Assistant Director

Sophilia (known as Ms. Sophie to her students) has served as a TRIO Talent Search Advisor since January 2010 and was recently promoted to Program Assistant Director in September 2019. She is so very honored to serve the students and staff in this new role and excited to learn new things. Sophie has been a member of the Mean Green Family since January 2006 where she transferred to the University of North Texas from Kilgore College to complete her undergraduate studies earning a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She later completed a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Counseling at Texas A&M University at Commerce.
Sophie is a proud alum of TRIO Student Support Services at Kilgore College who nominated her to receive the TRIO Achiever Award in February 2017. As a first-generation college student, she understands first hand the obstacles that TRIO students face when entering and completing college. She is beyond grateful to have the opportunity to give back to the same organization that helped her in achieving her educational goals.

Fun Facts about Sophilia:
I am a self-proclaimed beauty junkie (#justbuythelipstick) and proud Mommy to a Princess.

StrengthsQuest Themes:
Activator, Includer, Ideation, Positivity, Arranger