Shannon is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychological & Brain Sciences and minored in Educational Studies. 

Originally from Fairfield, Shannon worked with Carnegie Prep during her own college application process as a student at the Hopkins School in New Haven, CT. 

Prior to joining Carnegie Prep, Shannon worked in the WashU Office of Undergraduate Admissions, as well as working as a tutor and student teacher for elementary and middle school-aged children. 

Outside of the office, Shannon enjoys music, traveling, and spending time with her two chocolate labs, Sadie and Sonny.