Meet Our Team!

Mary Hastings Moore, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid (Email: mary.hastings.moore@wis.edu)

Mary Hastings Moore's initial association with our school was as a WIS parent. After several years of volunteering at the school, Mary officially joined the WIS Admissions Team in 2003. Prior to her arrival at WIS, Mary's career focused on marketing and sales in the telecommunications field. She holds a B.A. and M.A. from George Washington University and is an active volunteer for AFI DOCS Film Festival. When she is not meeting with prospective families, Mary enjoys long distance walks and is an avid Georgetown University soccer fan.

Giorgia Eigen-Zucchi, Associate Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions                                         (Email: giorgia.eigen-zucchi@wis.edu)

Giorgia Eigen-Zucchi is a WIS alum, parent, and former English teacher. She earned a Bachelors and Masters from Georgetown in English and has over 10 years of classroom teaching experience including nine years as an Upper School English Teacher at Holton Arms School. 

Faye Sofie Turini, Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid (Email: faye.turini@wis.edu)

Faye Turini graduated with high honors from Emory University. Prior to joining the WIS Admissions Team, Faye taught Pre-Kindergarten in Atlanta, Georgia and worked as a First Grade Assistant Teacher at WIS. She has completed graduate courses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that focus on teaching inquiry-based art lessons to elementary-aged children. Faye works primarily with applicants to Preschool through Grade 5. As an avid runner, she loves coaching WIS’s Girls on the Run program after school.

Linda McCarthy-Milone, Admissions Information Coordinator (Email: linda.mccarthy-milone@wis.edu)

Linda McCarthy-Milone holds a B.A. (cum laude) from Mary Washington College and an M.S.F.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Since joining the WIS Admissions Team ten years ago, she has helped thousands of families through the admissions process. Linda is our technological expert and can assist with any online application inquiries. She combines two favorite pastimes by photographing her travel adventures with her husband and two sons (both WIS alumni).

Lauren Wright, Associate Director of Admissions (on leave until February 2018)

Lauren Wright earned her B.A. in history from Middlebury College and a master’s degree in library science from the University of Maryland. Before joining the WIS Admissions Team as our primary liaison with applicants to the Middle and Upper Schools, she worked as a librarian, social studies teacher, and assistant principal. When Lauren is not working, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

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