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Sam Morris

Director of Admissions


Phone: 919-761-2324

Sam oversees recruiting and admissions for both the graduate and undergraduate programs. Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Sam and his wife Mackenzie moved to Wake Forest in 2013. Sam holds a Master of Arts in Communication from Wichita University and a Doctor of Education in Crisis Preparedness from Southeastern. He enjoys cheering on Liverpool F.C. and spending time with his wife Mackenzie, son David, daughter Story and Duncan the Dingo.

Mark Silverthorn

Assistant Director of Admissions


Phone: 919-761-2296

Originally from El Paso, TX, Mark completed his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University. After having worked a few years in College Ministry, he moved to Wake Forest in 2017 to pursue further theological training at Southeastern. He is now pursuing a Master of Divinity with a focus in the original biblical languages. He desires to help people receive the gospel and the Bible who not have access to them. He loves his wife Rachel, their golden retriever Willa, and his community here in NC. If he can serve you in any way in the admissions process, please don't hesitate to reach out!

Jessica Farr 

College Admissions Counselor


Phone: 919-761-2441

Jessica is originally from the beautiful country of Brazil. She moved to Wake Forest, with her husband Caden, August 2020 to pursue a master’s degree and be better equipped to serve the local church. Hiking, reading, singing, and going on bike rides are some of the activities Jessica and her husband enjoy doing together.

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Samantha Couick

International Admissions Counselor


Phone: 919-761-2283

Samantha is a Wake Forest native. As the International 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.

Nicholas Dawson

Logistics Specialist 


Phone: 919-761-2296

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Ryan Renfrow

Recruiting Coordinator


Phone: 919-761-2408

Originally from Alabaster, Alabama, Ryan moved to Wake Forest in February of 2021. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Troy University and is hoping to pursue his Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry in the fall of 2021. His desire is to see people enjoy life with Jesus. He enjoys coffee shops, basketball, movies and exploring new places with his fiancé, Taylor.

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Erica Reed

Manor House Hostess


Erica is originally from Katy, Texas, but made Southeastern home in the Fall of 2018 after completing a degree in Elementary Education at Oklahoma Baptist University. Erica is currently pursuing an MA in Biblical Counseling, in hopes of serving in some form of family discipleship. She loves to serve prospective students as they visit the campus and are introduced to Southeastern. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and game nights with her friends.

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Chandler McLean

Enrollment and Events Specialist


Phone: 919-761-2246

A native of Fayetteville, NC, Chandler recently completed her Master of Divinity degree in Christian Ministry and plans to pursue a PhD. It is her privilege to help students explore Southeastern's role in their lives as they worship and serve Christ. She looks forward to hosting Preview Day and assisting with orientation for new students. In her spare time, she loves reading fiction and creating memories with loved ones at home and around the world.

Madison Redmond

Campus Host


Phone: 919-761-2383

Madison is from Wilmington, NC and is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Christian Counseling at the College at Southeastern. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and loves anything to do with Mexican food. Madison is passionate about seeing students from all over the world come to know and serve Christ more deeply and to live lives full in Him.