BACK

Contact Us

test

Larry Lyon

Director

Email: admissions@sebts.edu

Phone: 919-761-2324

Larry oversees recruiting and admissions for both the graduate and undergraduate programs. As a student at Southeastern, Larry studied apologetics, theology and Christian ethics. He and his wife have three beautiful daughters, and he is overly concerned with Georgia sports teams, especially University of Georgia football.


Jonathan Goforth

Assistant Director of Admissions

Email: jgoforth@sebts.edu

Phone: 919-761-2382

Jonathan oversees recruiting and admissions for The College at Southeastern. He is from Asheville, NC and earned his BA in Christian Studies from North Greenville University where he met his wife. They have a son named Elias. Jonathan is a youth pastor at Christ Covenant Church and is planning to earn an M.A. in Apologetics and Christian Philosophy from SEBTS. He loves his job because he is passionate to see students have the opportunity to acquire a liberal arts education through the perspective of the Christian worldview so that they can use it to glorify God in all spheres of life.


Casey Evans

Enrollment Officer

Email: casey.evans@sebts.edu

Phone: 919-761-2194

Casey is from Hildebran, NC. As the Enrollment Officer, he helps facilitate new student orientation and assists new students with their transition to SEBTS. He is currently pursuing both his MA in Apologetics and Christian Philosophy and his MA in Biblical and Theological Studies. He loves ice cream, doughnuts, and powerlifting.


Jonathan Terrill

Admissions Counselor

Email: jterrill@sebts.edu

Phone: 919-761-2283

Jonathan is originally from Richmond, Virginia. He has been at Southeastern for three years working on his Master of Divinity. He has lived on 3 continents in 5 countries and enjoys watching sunsets on the beach.


Cody Padrnos

Campus Host

Email: cpadrnos@sebts.edu

Phone: 919-761-2324

Cody is from Riverside, CA., and is currently studying his M.Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry. His wife, Aly, and two children, Carter and Sage, moved to Wake Forest two years ago specifically for the seminary. They are involved in ministry at North Wake Church.


Kate Bennett

Manor House Hostess

Email: kbennett@sebts.edu

Phone: (919) 761-2713

Kate hails from the metropolis of Dawsonville, GA. She is a graduate of the University of North Georgia with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education & Special Education and is currently being equipped through the M.A. in Intercultural Studies at SEBTS. She enjoys welcoming prospective students when they visit campus. Kate has a love for Hawaii, food eaten with chopsticks, and good music.


Shannon Battles

Marketing Coordinator

Email: sbattles@sebts.edu

Phone: 919.761.2296

Shannon is originally from Corinth, MS and handles recruiting trip logistics. He is currently working on his Master of Divinity and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and children.


Abby Puryear

Office Assistant

Email: apuryear@sebts.edu

Phone: 919-761-2246

Originally from Augusta, GA, Abby and her husband Josh now call Wake Forest home. She is earning her Bachelor of Arts in Theology, and has a heart for encouraging others to explore the riches of God’s Word. Abby loves the South, pecan pie, and sunshine. One of her greatest joys is using her gift of hospitality to share Christ’s love and make others feel valued.


Samantha Crews

Application Data Administrator

Email: samanthacrews@sebts.edu 

Phone: 919.761.2227

Samantha is from Wake Forest, NC. As the Applications Data Assistant, she works behind the scenes processing applications for undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. She is currently working on her undergraduate degree in global studies. Sam has been able to serve in Hungary and loves traveling and trying new foods.