The Admission Office Team
Emily joined the Whitfield community in the fall of 1996 as an eighth grade social studies teacher. Since then, she has held many faculty positions, including humanities teacher, department chair, and grade level leader. In 2002, Emily was awarded the Richard B. Kobush Humanities Chair, was recognized as the George A. Newton Outstanding Teacher in 2010, and was awarded the Lola B. Goodwin Building Community Award in 2015. She moved to the admission office in 2008 as assistant director of admission and added camp director to her list of responsibilities in 2010. In 2014 she was named Director of Admission. Emily earned a master's degree in history and a bachelor's degree in history and education from Washington University. She is also the proud parent of two current Whitfield students.
Director of Admission
Michelle Templeton joined the Whitfield Community in July, 2014 as the Administrative Assistant in the Admissions and College Counseling offices. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in English and Secondary Education. Prior to joining the Whitfield Community and relocating to the St. Louis area, Michelle worked as a tenth grade English and Journalism teacher near her hometown of Cuba, Missouri. Michelle also brings with her four years of experience working in college admissions at Missouri S&T, four years of newspaper reporting, and seven years of teaching dance classes.