Meet the Admission Team

Our admission officers understand the needs, hopes, and desires of families and students, whether they are familiar with — or new to — independent schools. 

Members of our Admission team are seasoned professionals in guiding families through the application process and helping them acclimate to a new school community. Please feel free to contact any team member below or email at any time. We look forward to meeting you! 

Randie Benedict

Director of Enrollment Management

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With over 30 years of experience in admissions and tuition assistance, Randie leads our welcoming Admission team at Agnes Irwin. Randie knows a thing or two about the benefits of all-girls' education: she, her grandmother, mother, and daughter are all graduates of single gender schools! During her career, Randie has worn many hats: student advisor, dorm leader, coach, and mentor to admission professionals and head of school.

Megan McHugh

Associate Director of Lower School Admission & Outreach

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Filled with enthusiasm and a knack for making prospective families feel comfortable, Megan is an experienced professional who leads our Lower School admission program. Well versed in the admission process, Megan thoughtfully guides young applicants and their families through the journey to becoming an Agnes Irwin girl.

Natalie M. Jones ’05

Assistant Director of Admission & Tuition Assistance

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Natalie knows firsthand the value of an Agnes Irwin education: she graduated from AIS in 2005 and went on to a successful career in finance. After becoming an application reader for Wharton's MBA program, Natalie wanted to switch career paths to Admissions — and we're so glad she did! Natalie leads our Upper School admission and tuition assistance program and loves to share her AIS experience with prospective families.

Caroline Slingluff

Associate Director of Middle School Admission

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After encountering Agnes Irwin students as an undergraduate admission officer for Hardwick College, Caroline was so impressed with AIS and our students, she decided she wanted to join our vibrant community. Caroline leads the Middle School admission program at Agnes Irwin and stays close to our students as a coach for several athletic teams. 

Claire Lewis

Admission Office Manager

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After working as an assistant teacher in our PreKindergarten classroom, Claire joined the Admission team and has kept the office running ever since. Claire is an expert in every stage of the application process, and is a wealth of information for our families as they journey through the application process. If you have a question, Claire usually knows the answer!

Deb Goggins

Admission Office Assistant

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Known for her nurturing, empathetic, and detail-oriented personality, Deb brings extensive admission experience to the AIS community. She served at The Montgomery School for 12 years, first as Director of Annual Giving for three years and later as Director of Admission. In addition, she led the annual giving program at Delaware Valley Friends School from 2004-2007. As an AIS parent herself, Deb expertly guides prospective students and their families as they explore the benefits of an all-girls’ education.
Upcoming Admissions Events
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Little Owls in Action: Find Your Voice

Saturday, January 25
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Games and exercises to help your daughter use her mighty voice!

Little Owls in Action: You Can Lead!

Saturday, February 8
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Girls will learn the skills of strong leaders with our Leadership Toolkit©.

All School Open House

Wednesday, March 11
8:30 to 10 a.m.

Join us to learn more about grades PreK-12 at Agnes Irwin!

Little Owls in Action: The Joy of Music

Saturday, March 14
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Join our music teacher for games, rhymes, and song!

All School Open House

Tuesday, April 21
8:30 to 10 a.m.

Join us to learn more about grades PreK-12 at Agnes Irwin!

Little Owls in Action: Why, You Ask?

Saturday, April 25
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Join us in the Lower School Science Lab for hands-on experiments!