Meet the Admissions Team

Welcome!  Thank you for visiting our school’s website.  We are excited that you are interested in The MacDuffie School and are happy to assist you. Located on a beautiful campus in Granby, Massachusetts, The MacDuffie School is certainly a special place with a rich tradition dating back to 1890. Today our school welcomes both girls and boys as boarding and day students in grades six through twelve from all over the United States and across the globe. It is our amazing students who are the heart of our vibrant community, as they offer so many talents academically, artistically, and athletically, among other areas. I encourage you to come and meet our students along with our many dedicated faculty and staff members.  You will learn firsthand about our MacDuffie CIRCLE values: Community, Integrity, Respect, Creativity, Leadership, and Excellence.

Please call our Admissions Office at (413) 255-0000 or e-mail us at admissions@MacDuffie.org to schedule a tour and interview.  We look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

It is certainly an exciting time to be a part of our MacDuffie School Mustang Family!

Sincerely,

Jeffrey R. Quebec, M.Ed.

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Allyson Bigelow

Director of Marketing and Communications; Residential Assistant; Campus Point Person

BA, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Allyson Bigelow joined MacDuffie in 2018 as the Marketing and Communications Specialist where she also took on the roles of Residential Assistant and campus Point Person.  Prior to joining MacDuffie, Allyson founded and worked at Salute Press, a small firm that specialized in marketing businesses with a military affiliation. She is a native to the pioneer valley where the colorful fall season and mountain views contributed to an interest in photography, storytelling, and multimedia.…

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Susan Clayton

Senior Associate Director of Admissions

BA, Skidmore College

Susan studied Government at Skidmore College which led to work as an Aide in the Massachusetts State
Senate followed by a position at Mass Mutual Life Insurance in Government Affairs. Her career was
paused while she raised her two children, but continued to work as a consultant to both the late U.S.
Senator Paul Tsongas and then-Mayor of Springfield, Richard Neal among others.…

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Ryan Martin

Admissions Associate

BA, American International College

Ryan Martin joined MacDuffie in 2016 as an Admissions Associate.  Ryan holds a BA in Communications from American International College.  Ryan has worked as an educator in a 5th-grade classroom and has also been a gymnast and gymnastics instructor.

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Jeffrey R. Quebec, M.Ed.

Director of Enrollment Management

B.S. – Syracuse University

M.Ed. – Boston University

Jeff was appointed Director of Enrollment Management in 2019 after serving as a Senior Administrator / Associate Director of Admissions at both Cushing Academy (Ashburnham, Massachusetts) and Eaglebrook School (Deerfield, Massachusetts) over the past twenty-five years. Prior to that, he spent a summer working at the Wolfeboro Camp School on the shores of Rust Pond in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.…

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Xiaomeng “Sammi” Yuan

Assistant Director of Admissions

Diploma in Business

Christchurch Polytechnic Institution of Technology (CPIT), New Zealand

 

Sammi serves as The MacDuffie School’s Assistant Director of Admissions based out of her home town of Tianjin, China.

She attended college at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology in the beautiful city of Christchurch, New Zealand where she earned her diploma in Business.…