Executive Director Mattie McKines

Mattie McKines is the Executive Director for Students to Scholars.  Formerly with UNC, Mattie has a background in education, youth development, and a passion for empowering young voices.  She received her B.A. from Gannon University in Erie, PA and has spent her career in various areas of program coordination, youth empowerment, and social justice literacy.  Her life-long belief in the importance of both education and service embodies the Students to Scholars mission to give more disenfranchised children and youth the opportunity for an equitable and life-changing education.  Mattie's passion for and skill in nurturing students to help them be their full and authentic selves serves to guide our students' growth and strengthen our organization's efforts to build relationships and bridges between communities.