Leo Costa joined the SCS Noonan Scholars team as a College Success Manager in September 2018. Originally from Boston, he ventured out to Macalester College in Minnesota for his undergraduate degree. As a first-generation college graduate, Leo experienced first-hand the many challenges that come with navigating a new environment and is passionate about working with students with backgrounds similar to his own. Leo is focused on creating strong connections with Scholars to ensure that their transition to college is enjoyable, and that they are successful in all aspects of their college experience. Prior to joining the team, Leo taught high school math for 3 years and then completed his Masters of Education in Counseling at Boston University. In his free time, Leo loves to try new restaurants, exercise, and spend time with his friends and family.