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Sean AtkinsDirector of Admission, Suffield Academy (CT)

Sean AtkinsDirector of Admission, Suffield Academy (CT)

Sean first came to Suffield Academy (Connecticut) as its associate director of admission in 2010, was named senior associate director in 2103, and recently became director. At Suffield, Sean also assists with the varsity basketball team and oversees a sophomore and junior girls’ dorm. Prior to coming to Suffield, Sean spent seven years at The Boys' Club of New York (BCNY) as the associate director of educational advancement. During his time there, Sean helped place more than 300 young men in independent schools. He also served as head of school for BCNY's Gardiner School summer program. Sean is a graduate of the Darlington School (South Carolina) and Bates College. He loves the North Carolina Tar Heels. He also enjoys traveling… anywhere. Sean joined the ALC in 2015.