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 admission@agnesirwin.org at any time. We look forward to meeting you! 

Randie Benedict

Director of Enrollment Management
610-672-1256

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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
610-526-1672

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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 Jones

Assistant Director of Admission & Tuition Assistance
610-523-7988

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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

Assistant Director of Admission
610-672-1271

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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
610-526-1667

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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!

Maureen Durante

Admission Office Assistant
610-672-1258

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After temporarily filling in for our Lower School administrative assistant, Maureen fell in love with our community. We are fortunate to have Maureen support our Lower School admissions team and the journey of our prospective families. 

Upcoming Admissions Events

Little Owls in Action: Let's Do This

Saturday, November 17
10 to 11 a.m.

Spark your daughter’s imagination in our iWonder Lab!

Little Owls in Action: Why, You Ask?

Saturday, December 8
10 to 11 a.m.

Perform hands-on experiments in our Lower School Science Lab!

Little Owls in Action: You Can Lead!

Saturday, February 9
10 to 11 a.m.

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

All School Open House

Wednesday, March 13
8:30 to 10 a.m.

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

Little Owls in Action: Twist and Shout!

Saturday, March 16
10 to 11 a.m.

An energetic morning full of joyful music and gymnastic movement!

Little Owls in Action: Find Your Voice

Saturday, March 23
10 to 11 a.m.

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

Little Owls in Action: ¡Hola Español!

Saturday, April 6
10 to 11 a.m.

Join our Spanish teachers for some fun con español!

All School Open House

Wednesday, April 24
8:30 to 10 a.m.

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

Little Owls in Action: Every Child is an Artist

Saturday, April 27
10 to 11 a.m.

Inspire your child’s inner Picasso in the Lower School art room!