Linnette Franco ’08, was an English/Spanish double major at Agnes Scott and the first ASC student to be named a J.S. Kemper Scholar. As a student she worked with the Office of Residence Life as a Resident Assistant and later a Resident Director. Ten days after graduation she moved to South Korea where she taught English. In the spring of 2009 she was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach in Madrid, Spain, where she lived for two years. As a Fulbright Scholar she worked with high school students in a bilingual program and with the US Embassy and the Fulbright commission in Madrid she worked to organize the Global Classrooms: Madrid Model U.N. Conference. In 2012, Linnette was selected to be a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador for the Institute of International Education in New York and to join the Kemper Scholar selection committee on campus. Linnette is eager to be back in the U.S. and to be working at her alma mater, the place that provided the foundation for her success abroad. In her spare time, Linnette loves volunteering, traveling and good food with great friends.
Linnette's recruitment territories include the Georgia counties of DeKalb and Gwinnett; Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota. She also recruits international students from Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.