Mallory is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a bachelor’s degree in art history and a triple minor in architecture, business management and English literature. She also has an M.A. in Museum Studies through the distance learning program at the University of Leicester. Previously, Mallory served as teller supervisor and customer service representative for Northwest Community Bank in New Hartford where she has gained a wealth of experience in customer service and organization. Here at Walker’s, Mallory serves as the assistant to the Dean’s Office and is the coordinator of student permissions and attendance in the Upper School. She is also a house faculty member in the New Dorm.
What was your favorite subject when you were in middle or high school? Why?
My favorite subject in high school was Architectural Drafting; I took every type and level of drafting class that was offered. I loved the design component that fit neatly within mathematical parameters (ironically I also enjoyed Geometry…), and I really loved building models. There was nothing more satisfying to me than when I could turn a two dimensional design on paper into a three dimensional representation that embodied my original vision. This ultimately led me to apply for Architecture programs in college. Eventually my love of Art History won out, but I wouldn’t have discovered that passion if I hadn’t started with the Architectural component!
If you were to give advice to an incoming Walker’s student, what would it be?
Try everything! This place really is magical, and all of the faculty truly support students in anything that they are interested in doing. You never know what passion you might discover if you try something new!
What is the most rewarding part about working at Walker’s?
The most rewarding part for me is watching our students grow during their time here. It is amazing to see the transformation that can happen for girls here; we really do a tremendous job of empowering the next generation of female leaders!
What other roles do you hold on campus?
New Dorm Head, Senior Class Dean, Art History Teacher