The Admissions Team

Nicholas Forcier, Director of Admission
Nicholas Forcier, Director of College Counseling, 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


Kyle Akeley, Assistant Director of Admission

A graduate of Gettysburg College, where she earned degrees in Psychology and Anthropology, Kyle joins the Darrow Admissions team 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