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Meet the Admission Staff

Caroline Doswell

Director of Enrollment Management
 

More about Caroline

Caroline is beginning her sixth year at Parish and her ninth year in independent school admission.  She has a B.A. from Denison University and a M.L.S. from Southern Methodist University. 

Caroline enjoys spending time with her schnauzer-terrier mix Brock, cooking, arranging flowers and traveling back to her home state, Maryland.  Her favorite thing about Parish is observing the joy Parish students have when arriving on campus for school.

Gina Wallace

Associate Director of Admission

More about Gina

Gina (Gin ə) began her career 12 years ago working in the Admission field, currently starting her 8th year at Parish.  Previously she was involved in running her family business for past 25 years.  Gina grew up in Richardson and attend the University of North Texas, now known as UNT.

When Gina is not planning for her family to come for a holiday, she is working on ideas for friends to come to her home for special dinners.  She enjoys working with Student Ambassadors and watching them share their stories with visitors to Parish.

Jenny Hood

Associate Director of Admission

More about Jenny

Beginning her first year at Parish, Jenny Hood is entering her 10th year in an independent school and 4th year in an admission role. She has a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma, an M.Th. from the University of Dallas and is currently pursuing an M.Ed. from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Jenny enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and cat and cheering for the Sooners on the weekend. Her favorite thing about Parish is the welcoming and loving feeling you get the moment you step on campus. Parish is truly an inclusive community!

Juli Baldwin

Director of Financial Aid

More about Juli

This year marks Juli’s third year as Director of Financial Aid at Parish and 17th year as a Parish parent. Her sons, Ryan and Harrison, graduated from Parish in 2015 and 2011, respectively, and son Connor is a Parish sophomore. She has a B.B.A in Accounting from Texas A&M University.

When she’s not at Parish, Juli is usually at one of her sons’ sporting events, bike riding or at the family’s working cattle ranch. Her favorite thing about Parish over 17 years is the tight-knit, welcoming community.

Elisa Cantu-Garcia

Admission Coordinator

More about Elisa

Elisa is beginning her 21st year at Parish and her 10th year in the admission office.  She has a B.A. from Southern Methodist University. 

A Dallas native, Elisa enjoys reading and spending time with her family, including spending as much time with her mom and dad as possible. reading, and as a Dallas native spending as much time as she can with her mom and dad.  Her favorite thing about Parish is the community and the wonderful relationships that have been built over the years with the students and families.