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Larry Lyon



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.

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Cody Padrnos

Assistant Director of Admissions for The College at Southeastern


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.

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Samantha Couick

Admissions Counselor


Phone: 919.761.2283

Samantha is a Wake Forest native. As the Undergraduate Admissions Counselor she enjoys working with students and helping them throughout the application process. She is currently working on her undergraduate degree in Global Studies. Samantha is married to Bradley, and together they serve at a rural church. Traveling, coffee, and fuzzy socks are a few of Sam’s favorite things.

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Meagan Anne Willson

Administrative Assistant


Phone: 919.761.2441

Meagan Anne is originally from Brandon, MS but deemed Wake Forest home in July of 2017 as she began pursuing a M.A. in Ministry to Women. She claims camp life is the best life and has a passion for encouraging and strengthening girls of all ages in their walk with Christ. Her favorites are all things Southern, Spanish and Sweet.

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Kate Bennett

Campus Host


Phone: (919) 761-2324

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.

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Mandy Bramlett

Manor House Hostess



As the Manor House Hostess, Mandy loves introducing new students to Southeastern!  She is originally from Alabama, graduated from Auburn University in 2012 (War Eagle), and moved to Wake Forest to pursue a Masters of Arts degree in Ministry to Women. She is a member of Imago Dei Church, loves being outside, visiting new places, and reading with coffee in hand.

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Jason VonBehren

Marketing Coordinator


Phone: 919.761.2296

Jason, his wife Morgan and their two boys, Beau and Boone, moved to Southeastern from Birmingham, Alabama in 2016. Jason is currently pursuing a M.Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry. He enjoys hunting, golfing and Alabama football.

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Abby Puryear

Enrollment Officer


Phone: 919-761-2246

Originally from Augusta, GA, Abby and her husband Josh now call Wake Forest home. She graduated from The College of Southeastern with a 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.

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Conner Tyson

Application Data Administrator

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Phone: 919.761.2227

Conner is originally from Myrtle Beach, SC. After graduating with a degree in psychology from Anderson University, she came to SEBTS to pursue a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. Conner loves being outside, drinking hot tea, and watching Alabama football with her husband.

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Casey Evans

Coordinator of Student Success


Phone: 919-761-2194

Casey serves both undergraduate and graduate students of Southeastern by developing strategies and initiatives to help students succeed academically, spiritually, and professionally. As a student, he holds the BA in Christian Studies and Philosophy from the College at Southeastern and 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.