Emily is a graduate of Deerfield Academy and Dartmouth College where she was a four-year member and captain of the Varsity Swim Team. She has worked in admissions for almost fifteen years and joined Madeira in 2020 after spending 6 years overseas with her family. She will live on campus with her husband, 6-year-old daughter, and very large (and friendly) dog. Emily is deeply inspired by Madeira's mission to launch women who will change the world...because the world needs more Madeira girls!
Director of Admissions
Kevin Lawrence was born and raised in Montreal. He entered Avon Old Farms School, an all-boys boarding school, as an 11th-grader and thrived as a tri-sport student-athlete and leader. He attended Northwestern University, where he earned a football scholarship and was a four-year letter winner as a running back and a 2000 Big Ten Championship team member. He returned to Avon Old Farms, where he worked for six years as an admission counselor, advisor, and coach. He continued his career in admissions at The Lawrenceville School. Most recently, he worked as an educational consultant based in Shanghai, China. As a “girl dad” of a 13-year old, he looks enjoys working in a school community whose mission is launching women who change the world.
Assistant Director of Admissions
Tracy graduated from Madeira and Skidmore College. While at Madeira, she was on the white team, rode for 4 years, played basketball and tennis. She has lots fond memories of classes in Schoolhouse 1. She came to Madeira 11 years ago as the Director of Student Activities and joined the Admissions Office 6 years ago. She is married with 4 children and a puppy. Tracy loves being in admissions and being able to meet future Madeira girls and future alumnae.
Assistant Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
Katie holds a BA from the University of Florida. She joined Madeira in 2016 after spending four years teaching and grant writing in the Marshall Islands. She studied French and Russian and can also speak some Fijian and Marshallese. She is a campus resident and serves as a Dorm Parent in East. She loves her work bringing together students from all over the U.S. and the world!
Camila Salaverria Lengyel
Assistant Director of Admissions
Camila was born and raised in El Salvador; where she attended private school from K to grade 12. After high school, she moved to the United States to pursue her post-secondary education, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts with a minor in Sociology at Marymount University and a Master's Degree in Project Management in Sustainable Development with a focus in education and gender equality from the School for International Training. Camila loves being a member of the Admissions Office where she has the privilege to work with students as they blossom from applicant, to student, to future Madeira alumnae.
Ashleigh grew up in a small village near Durban, South Africa and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Publishing from the University of Pretoria. With experience in Marketing, Communications and Admissions, she has worked in youth-centered settings all over the world including South Korea, Croatia, the UK and the US. Most recently, Ashleigh served as Director at an international summer camp in central Virginia, overseeing all aspects of their year-round marketing strategy and enrollment efforts. Ashleigh loved every minute of her all-girls high school experience in South Africa where she served as Sports Captain, Prefect and International Chair for their Interact society. Ashleigh is excited to be part of the Madeira community and looks forward to assisting future Madeira girls with the application process!
Manager of Systems and Data
Bethanne came to the Madeira Admissions Office in 2005 with a diverse professional background in counseling, education, outdoor recreation, and teambuilding. She holds a BA in Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has studied Spanish, Mandarin, and Sanskrit during her extensive international travels. At Madeira, Bethanne has been a campus resident, advisor, club sponsor, and dorm parent, and she is the go-to person for questions on data and the enrollment process. Currently, she works remotely from her home in Maryland where she lives with her husband, two children, and lots of fish.