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Sarah Coffey

Advisor at Lynn Classical and Lynn Vocational Technical HS


Sarah works with students in grades 9 – 12 at Lynn Classical High School. Sarah has a background in career advising and worked in career services offices in both a law school and undergraduate setting for 15 years before joining TRIO/ETS at North Shore Community College. She received her MEd in School Counseling from Salem State University and her BA in English and German from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. Sarah enjoys running, playing the flute in a community band and volunteering at the local animal shelter.


Indira Leisba

Indira Leisba 

Advisor at Lynn Vocational and Technical HS


Indira works with students in grades 9-12 at Lynn English and Lynn Vocational and Technical High School. Indira worked at the Library at North Shore Community College as a Library Assistant for 14 years before working in the Admission department as a Senior Hispanic Outreach Coordinator and then becoming a TRIO Talent Search Advisor. Her focus has always been supporting the students and helping them succeed in their education and professional goals. She received an M.A. from Gordon Conwell. Indira is an NSCC alumna, and she was a TRIO student. Indira loves to help people through her virtual Christian ministry, spend time with her husband walking on the beach, read, write poetry and short stories, and pay forward by mentoring those who need someone who believes in them.


Yurianny Quinonez Martinez

Yurianny Quinones Martinez

Administrative Assistant


Yurianny provides vital administrative support to the TRIO Talent Search Program Director, Advisors, and Tutors serving all Lynn Public High Schools. Her duties include serving as the program’s primary contact for communications, managing all student files and database systems, and arranging logistics for college trips. Yurianny is now enrolled in North Shore Community College to achieve an associate degree in Business Management. She is also a TRIO alumna, as she was a Talent Search participant during high school at Lynn English and is now an EOC Participant getting help to fill her FAFSA.  In her free time, Yurianny enjoys traveling, dancing, cooking, and spending time with her loved ones.



Nadira McDonald
Assistant Dean of Early College


North Shore Community College, Lynn and Danvers, Massachusetts



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