The Admission Team

Nicholas Forcier, Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
Nicholas Forcier received his master's degree from Stony Brook University and earned his bachelor's degree at SUNY College at Oneonta. Originally from Oregon, he has spent the last 20 years living in the Northeast, in both New York and Vermont. As an admission officer for Binghamton University and then Bennington College, he traveled all over the world (33 countries) to talk to students about higher education in the United States. He studied social sciences in college and graduate school, and wrote his graduate thesis on the use of non-state actors in achieving foreign policy objectives. Full Profile


Stephanie Boulay, Associate Director of Admission
Stephanie joined the Admission Office in the summer of 2017. A native of Alaska, Stephanie is no stranger to the mountains and natural beauty that encapsulate the Darrow campus. Since graduating with her master of arts degree in liberal studies from Wesleyan University in 2010, Stephanie has worked at independent boarding schools throughout the Northeast. While at Darrow, Stephanie will play a substantial role with domestic recruitment for the School, working closely with both feeder schools and educational consultants. Full Profile


Kyle Akeley, Assistant Director of Admission
A graduate of Gettysburg College, where she earned degrees in psychology and anthropology, Kyle joined the Admission team in 2014 as Assistant Director of Admission. While at Gettysburg, she worked extensively with the Admissions department as a presenter and Senior Admissions Assistant. For Darrow, Kyle travels extensively to connect with students and their families, serves as a head House Parent in Meacham, and as an advisor to sports teams and clubs. Full Profile


Lorrie Wechter, Office Manager/Registrar
Lorrie is a longtime member of the Admission team and, as Registrar of the School. she works closely with the College Guidance Office. As the first person many families meet when they come to Admissions, she is a key organizer and keeper of information. A native of Berkshire County, Lorrie earned her bachelor of science degree from Westfield State College. She enjoys days in the office assisting colleagues and families alike. Full Profile



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