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Office of Enrollment Management
Beth-Sarah Wright
Dr. Beth-Sarah Wright, Director of Enrollment Management 

Path to HIES OEM: After graduating from Princeton, Cambridge and New York Universities, was a college professor at NYU and Spelman College teaching expository writing and African Diaspora and the World studies. Studied and lived around the world from Edinburgh, Scotland to San Juan, Puerto Rico. An author of 5 books, most recently: DIGNITY: Seven Strategies to Create Authentic Community

Hidden passion: I love learning a new word every day. Current favorite word: toothsome →  |  (404) 847-1158 

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Andrew Mack
Andrew Mack, Assistant Director of Admissions, MS & US (Grades 6-12) 

Surprising Skill:  Most people never guess that I am a great cook. Favorite dishes to make are Paella and Gumbo. 

Currently Binging: Handmaid's Tale

Mic drop: You can only control what you can control. Everything else you give it to God. →

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Claire Benedict
Claire Benedict, Assistant Director of Admissions, PS & LS (PK3-Grade 5)

Path to HIES OEM: After graduating from UGA, worked in corporate hospitality during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, then worked in art gallery in NYC, before moving back to Atlanta to work in family’s printing business

Favorite past HIES tradition: The Turtle Race — because the lesson is, you have to stick your neck out to ever get anywhere.

Favorite touristy-thing to do in Atlanta: Ride a bike on the Beltline and eat at The Varsity

Favorite Family Trip:  Big 5/Monument Circle →

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Katie Patrick
Katie Patrick, Enrollment Data Manager

Superpower: I wish I could fly and it’s the only dream I ever have on repeat.

Fear: Roaches and small spaces

Admire in friends: Listening ear

Favorite HIES memory as a student: Basketball games and overnight class retreats

Length of time at HIES: Seven years as a student, going on nine years as a parent and 15 years as an employee →

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Kay Wright
Kay Wright, Enrollment Management/Special Events Coordinator

University of Georgia graduate; Works in admissions at Holy Innocents’ going on sixteen years. Former HIES parent; Chosen to work with 2019-20 Scholar in Residence on the Storytelling Project;  Enjoys spending time with her grandsons. →  |  (404) 847-1159