Molly Kelly-Soldner
Senior Molly Kelly-Soldner recently moved to Moraga from Stillwater, Minnesota. Although she entered her senior year as a new student, Kelly-Soldner is excited about meeting new people and exploring the Bay Area.

After experiencing her fill of harsh winters, Kelly-Soldner's mother decided it was time for a change, prompting the family’s move to California.

By leaving Minnisoda behind, Kelly-Soldner also left most of her friends. “Of course I’m going to miss my friends but, I’m looking forward to my first snowless winter,” she said.

Another reason for the move was Kelly-Soldner's great aunt, founder of the Lamorinda-based Olson Real Estate Company, wanted her niece's help with the family company. Kelly-Soldner often helps out around the office.

While living in Minnesota, Kelly-Soldner worked at a Mexican restaurant. She has continued similar work by working at the popular Lafayette restaurant, Batch and Brine.

Although Kelly-Soldner has left familiarity behind, she looks forward to experiencing the rich culture that the Bay Area has to offer.

Molly Kelly-Soldner, Staff Writer

Sep 13, 2018
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