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New Hope Christian College

MEET THE ADMISSIONS TEAM!

Our mission, as the Admissions Team of New Hope Christian College, is to reflect the Great Commission with integrity and consistency in pursuit of mission-fit students by partnering with other like-minded organizations through outreaches, building relationships through recruiting, intentional follow-up, and guidance throughout the academic journey to develop a deeper understanding of God’s unique call for each student’s life and the significance of saying, “Yes!” to that call.

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Leslie Kiriakos

Enrollment Director & Financial Aid Administrator
 
Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Government - Supplementary Major in Law and Society; Minor in Criminal Justice 1990 New Mexico State University
Doctor of Jurisprudence 1994 Indiana University School of Law 
 
I have 4 children and 7 grandchildren - and 1 grandchild on the way.  I love traveling and living abroad.  I climbed the Great Wall of China and Mt Fuji. 
 
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Donald Grafton

VP of Academic Affairs
 
Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Interdisciplinary Studies 2009 New Hope Christian College (EBC)
Master of Divinity in Practical Theology 2012 Regent University 
Doctor of Ministry in Formational Leadership 2021 Capital Seminary and Graduate School 
 
I am sold out for Jesus, and my mission is to help students know God intimately and accurately and equip them with the skills to make Him known.
 
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Michael Berry

Enrollment
 
Education:
Bachelors of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies/Education – from Grantham University and Minnesota State University. I also have a Teaching background and license in Special Education.
I have also been fortunate to work in Juvenile Corrections and Homeless & Precariously housed youth.
 
I have 3 daughters and I’m also blessed with two extra daughters. I am a proud Air Force Veteran that loves to sing; dance, camp, fish, play football, volleyball and tennis. My favorite space to be in is Oahu and Germany.
 
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Taylor Montibon

Outreach Coordinator
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Ministry Leadership - Interdisciplinary Studies 2022 New Hope Christian College, and I am working on my Master of Arts in Formational Leadership through Lancaster Bible College.
 
Not many people know this, but I have a 2nd-degree black belt in Taekwondo. I am passionate about meeting people where they are and helping them to realize their value and identity in Christ. I enjoy singing, skateboarding, DIY projects, and watching the ducks swim in the pond!