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Undergraduate Admissions Team 

Mandy Pike (sized for web)

Mandi Pike ’09 – Associate Director of Admissions
—828.669.8012, ext. 3789

Mandi is a 2009 graduate of Montreat College. She earned her degree in English with a concentration in Communication. During her time at Montreat she played softball and was also involved in theatre. In her free time she enjoys playing softball, reading, writing, and traveling.



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Sarah Baskaron ’13 – Admissions Counselor
sbaskaron@montreat.edu—828.669.8012, ext. 3784

Sarah graduated from Montreat in May of 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Human Services. She was homeschooled from kindergarten to her senior year in high school, which made Montreat a natural transition for her with its family-like environment and intimate community. Now as the Admissions Counselor for Western North Carolina, Tennessee and Florida her goal is to help student and their families in these areas have a wonderful college admissions experience. When she is not in the office she loves spending time with her husband, Alex and her puppy, Friar Tuck.


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Tom Jones – Admissions Counselor
tom.jones@montreat.edu—828.669.8012, ext. 3783

Having graduated from a small Christian college in 2011 and having taught in a Christian elementary school, Tom has a deep appreciation for Christian education and the difference it can make. And after spending time in the foreign mission field, Tom is eager to apply what he learned overseas at Montreat College. He has a passion to see students discover what really makes them come alive. He is excited about being a part of that story here in the office of admissions.

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Kirsten Richardson – Admissions Counselor
krichardson@montreat.edu—828.669.8012, ext. 3781

Kirsten graduated from Columbia International University in 2012 with a B.A. in Bible and Humanities. After working as a journalist and substitute teacher in the mountains of Virginia and teaching in London for a time, it seemed natural to look for a job with Montreat College, as it holds many special childhood memories. She joined the Admissions team in August 2015, and enjoys traveling, getting to know students and families, and building relationships with the Montreat family. In her free time, she loves to drink mugs of Earl Grey tea (especially with friends), take road trips, and keep up with current affairs (it’s the journalist in her).

 Bethany Holder (for web)  

Bethany Holder ’13 – Admissions Event Coordinator
bethany.holder@montreat.edu—828.669.8012, ext. 3782

Bethany is a 2013 Montreat College alumna with a degree in Psychology and Human Services. During her time at Montreat she played varsity volleyball and loved being a part of the student activities on campus. Her favorite is the “Paddle Boat Race” on Lake Susan! When she is not working, she enjoys a good cup of coffee at a local coffee shop, watching movies with her husband Chris (also a Montreat alum), and taking her dog to the park.