Tom is coming out of retirement to join the Lawrenceville Admission Team for the 2018-19 school year as the Interim Dean of Enrollment Management. He is both thrilled and honored to have been presented with this opportunity. Tom’s career in boarding schools spanned the course of forty-one years. He began as a math teacher, coach, and dormitory resident making the transition to admission work first as an Assistant Director at Williston Northampton, then as Senior Associate and Director of Financial Aid at Choate Rosemary Hall, concluding with a seventeen year stint as Director of Admission at Loomis Chaffee. Tom served for twelve years on the Board of Directors of the Enrollment Management Association. In 2009 he was presented with that organization’s Hull Maynard Presidential Award for outstanding service to the organization. Since retiring in 2014, he has been working with the American Education Group-Vietnam consulting with Vietnamese families seeking US boarding schools for their children. Tom and his wife, Mary Collopy, also a former independent school teacher then corporate writer and editor, love spending time with their three grown sons, their delightful daughters-in-law, and five wonderful grandchildren, Alana, Hannah, Lila, Jacob, and Rowan.
House Affiliation: Davidson Extracurriculars: Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach
Will joined Lawrenceville as the Dean of Admission in July 2016. Will spent the seven prior years in admission — three years at Brimmer and May School (Chestnut Hill, MA) and four years at The Taft School (Watertown, CT). At Taft, Will also served as a dorm head, and coached soccer, volleyball, and baseball. Will graduated from Bates College in 2000, and began his teaching career in 2003 at his alma mater, Holderness School, where he taught math, coached snowboarding and baseball, and served as a dorm parent. In 2007 Will earned an MBA from Duke University and spent two years working within Johnson & Johnson’s Consumer Health Care group. It was during this time that Will missed the rewarding work being done in independent schools and transitioned out of the corporate world. Will, his wife Devon, daughter Lila, and dog Poppy, are thrilled to be a part of the Lawrenceville community.
Assistant Dean of Admission; Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs for Campus Life
Felicia comes to Lawrenceville from Maret School in Washington, D.C., where she taught history, interviewed high school applicants, and coached lacrosse. She has worked in a variety of educational settings as a teacher, administrator and diversity practitioner. Felicia holds an Ed.M in School Leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in Diplomatic History from the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as the Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs for Campus Life.
Database Administrator, Assistant to Dean of Enrollment Management
Christy joins Lawrenceville with eight years of admissions experience in higher education. She previously worked in various positions such as an Admission Analyst and Assistant Director of Admission Operations. Christy received her M.B.A. in Management from Centenary University and her B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology, with a minor in Psychology, from Lafayette College.
Assistant to the Director of Financial Aid and the Associate Dean of Admission
Tiffany started at Lawrenceville in the fall of October 2006. She served as the Assistant to The Lawrenceville Fund and Alumni Relations in the Alumni/Development office for 5 years, she later moved to the role of Administrative Assistant to the Bunn Library for 6 years and most recently served as the Gift Records Specialist in the Alumni/Development office. She is attending Rowan College at Burlington County where she is studying Business Administration. She has a love for reading and community service.
Christi joined Lawrenceville as Associate Dean of Admission in July 2017. Christi began her career in boarding schools at Episcopal High School (Alexandria, VA) as the assistant director of communications and field hockey coach. In 2014, Christi joined the faculty at Canterbury School (New Milford, CT) as the associate director of admission, ninth grade girls' dorm head, and field hockey and lacrosse coach. Christi holds a B.A. in strategic communications and religious studies from Elon University and is a graduate of The Hill School. Christi and her husband Long, along with their dog Elvis, are thrilled to be a part of the Lawrenceville community.
Favorite L'ville Moment:Dr. Shilts's English classes
Meghan is a 1990 graduate of The Lawrenceville School and received her BA in French and History from Washington & Lee University. After college, Meghan spent almost 15 years working in the advertising industry in client services. During that time, Meghan managed a wide range of accounts in New York, Europe and Asia for Grey Advertising, Clear Channel and G2 Worldwide.
Meghan previously served as a Lawrenceville Alumni Trustee Selector and is co-President of Lawrenceville’s Greater Princeton Alumni Club. She also serves on the Boards of the Princeton Public Library and The Historical Society of Princeton.
Cindy Ehret is a 1995 Lawrenceville graduate who returned in 1999 to work in the School's Admission Office. She presently serves as a Part-Time Associate Dean and has also coached Lawrenceville's girls' swimming and softball teams. In addition, Ehret has worked with the Second Form as Co-Dean, served as Co-Director of Student Activities, and has been an Academic Advisor in both the Crescent and the Circle. Cindy received her bachelor's degree from Dickinson College.
Senior Associate Dean of Admission for Recruitment
House Affiliation: Stephens Extracurriculars: Varsity Field Hockey, Freshman Lacrosse, Ukulele Club, Birthday Club Favorite L’ville Moments: House Olympics, Athletic Events, Community Service Day
Assistant Housemaster of Stephens Lisa Ewanchyna currently serves as the School’s Senior Associate Dean of Admission for Recruiting. In addition to her work in the Admission Office, the Princeton University graduate is the Assistant Housemaster of Stephens House, an academic advisor, and head coach of the Big Red girls’ varsity field hockey team. She became a full-time employee of the School in 2010, after coaching the field hockey team in 2007 and joining the Admission Department in 2008, both part-time positions.
House Affiliation: Davidson Extracurriculars: Head Varsity Football Coach, Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach, JV Baseball Coach
Flaherty graduated from Princeton University in 2011 - three-year starter on the football team and history major. Enjoyed three brief stints with NFL teams after graduation. He earned a J.D. from University of Tennessee College of Law while coaching football for Tennessee as a graduate assistant. Flaherty is currently the Head varsity football coach, a History Master, and head JV baseball coach. He is the Housemaster of Boys' Lower (Davidson). He is married to Leigh.
House Affiliation: Carter Extracurriculars: JV Softball Head Coach, JV Volleyball Head Coach Favorite L'ville Moments: JV Softball beating Hill at home
Lauren received her M.Ed. in Higher Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a minor in U.S. History, from Bates College. Lauren comes to Lawrenceville from Harvard Law School, where she served as Assistant Director of Admissions for four years. Before Harvard, Lauren worked in various capacities at Bates College, Miss Porter’s School, Choate Rosemary Hall, and Hotchkiss School, her alma mater. While at Bates, Lauren played on the softball team and captained the volleyball team.
Tracey graduated from Rider University with a degree in Business Administration. She began her non-profit career here at Lawrenceville in 2003 as a member of the Alumni and Development staff. She re-joins Lawrenceville from the Development Office of the Princeton Healthcare System Foundation.
Favorite L’ville Moments:House Olympics, Lessons and Carols, The Pinning Ceremony
Pat joined the Admission Team as the Visit Coordinator in October of 2007. She attended NJCU majoring in Psychology. Her previous work experience included 15 years as an Administrative and Human Resource Manager for a major insurance company.
Associate Dean of Admission; Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs
House Affiliation: Dawes Extracurriculars: Varsity Softball Assistant Coach; Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs for Student Life; Latinos Unidos Advisor Favorite L’ville Moments: Spring Dance Concert; House Olympics; Fall Musical; Convocation
Vicky Martinez came to Lawrenceville in 2006 and serves as both an Associate Dean of Admission and Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs. For three years, Martinez was a Kirby House Assistant Housemaster and is now a Raymond House Duty Master. She is the head coach of the Big Red junior varsity basketball and softball teams. Martinez received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her M.A. from Seton Hall University.
House Affiliation: Kirby Extracurriculars: JV Field Hockey Coach, Varsity Lacrosse Assistant Favorite L'ville Moments: House Olympics and Kirby Music Festival
B.A. in Film Studies, minor in History, Connecticut College. Grace comes to Lawrenceville from the Peddie School, where she was an admissions officer and girls’ lacrosse coach. She has also taught history, and has coached field hockey and basketball, and was herself a two-year captain of Connecticut College’s women’s lacrosse team.
Before coming to Lawrenceville in 1998, Sara Tucker was the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at the Latin School in Chicago and Cranbrook Schools in Michigan. In addition to her Admission Office duties, Tucker is a Day Advisor and Duty Master in Reynolds House. She received a B.F.A. from Eastern Michigan University.
Samuel Washington '81 H'04 P'14 '17
Director of Multicultural Affairs; Senior Associate Dean of Admission
House Affiliation: Raymond Extracurriculars: Crescent House Basketball Guru, Second Form Lifetime Fitness Drill Instructor Favorite L’ville Moments: Graduation of '81, watching my daughter perform on the KAC stage in "Oklahoma!"
Sam Washington is a 1981 Lawrenceville alum who serves as both an Associate Dean of Admission and the School's Director of Multicultural Affairs. He is a Second Form boys' Advisor in Raymond. He has a B.A. from Boston College.
Doreen started at Lawrenceville in the summer of 2012. She serves as the Admission Office Manager. She previously worked at Princeton Day School for 8 years in the Alumni/Development Office supporting the Deans. She attended Berkeley College and received a certificate in the Cooperative Secretarial Program. She has a great love of reading and her dogs/cats.
Favorite Lville Moments: Watching my two children who had never acted on stage in KAC perform in the Spring Dance Concert. Sharing conversation with my kids’ friends, back when they were students and now. Celebrating as each of my three children walked across the stage at their graduations. Being inducted into the Class of 1978 as an Honorary Member integrating the previously all-male class!
Carolyn graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology where she captained the women’s swim team. She taught high school science before having three children. She has held many volunteer roles in the community and has dedicated countless hours to Lawrenceville as a House Parent, Team Parent, Admission Office Volunteer, Theater and Dance Parent Volunteer, and the Past President of Parents @ Lawrenceville, the parent’s association of the school. Her husband, Tim ‘78, is the past President of the Alumni Association and a Board Member of the school.
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