Emily Coffey

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Co-Director of College Guidance

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Mrs. Coffey joins Gunston from Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas where she served as their first college counselor. She recently received a national award as a 2021 “Counselor that Changes Lives” by the highly regarded Colleges that Change Lives consortium. She graduated magna cum laude with distinction from Hendrix College with a degree in sociology and English, and received her Master’s in higher education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to becoming a college counselor, she worked in undergraduate admissions at Hendrix College and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is a former Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) board member, serving as the co-chair of the admission practices committee. Originally from Rome, Ga., Mrs. Coffey is looking forward to experiencing life near the coast.