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Meet the Admission Team

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You can always reach out to us with any questions or for help getting started with your application.

Our admission counselors travel extensively, so check out Simon’s Rock on the Road to see when your Admission Counselor will be visiting in your neck of the woods. You’re also warmly encouraged to pay us a visit at Simon’s Rock or contact us any time.

Admission and Financial Aid Staff

Katia Hua

Katia Qianqiao Hua

Associate Director of Admission and Recruitment

  • pronouns: she/her/hers
  • WeChat: Katia Qianqiao Hua
  • 413-528-7568
  • Contact for the following U.S. states: California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire and New York.
    Outside of the U.S.: The Middle East, Africa, and East and Southeast Asia including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, Korea, Taiwan, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Phillippines, Signapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Celestia Preston

Admission Counselor

  • pronouns: she/her/hers
  • 413-528-7235
  • Contact for U.S. Territories and the following U.S. states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawai'i, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
    Outside of the U.S.: Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, New Zealand, South Asia, the Caribbean
Houry Schmeizl

Houry Yapoujian Schmeizl

Admission and Enrollment Counselor

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Jaclyn Hall

Slate CRM Specialist

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Thomas Daly

Visits and Events Coordinator

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