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Evelyn Kirst

Evelyn Kirst

Assistant Director of Admissions
LeChase Hall 238
(585) 273-2280
MS, Niagara University (educational administration)
BA, D’Youville College (theatre and communications)

Evelyn Kirst, also known as Lynne, joined the Warner School admissions office in February 2011, but has long been associated with the Warner School, mentoring administration candidates in the leadership program. In 2005, she joined the Warner School as an instructor and director of the leadership program for Catholic and other private schools. She works intensively with Warner students, supervising administrative internships and teaching courses in the school leadership program as well as the seminars for Catholic and private school educational leadership students.

An accomplished Catholic school leader, Kirst brings a wealth of experience and many community connections to the Warner School. Her career began as a middle school teacher in the Diocese of Buffalo. She then served as director of Religious Education for three dioceses before assuming the position as assistant superintendent for curriculum and testing in the Diocese of Rochester in 1985. She has also been an elementary school principal in Dunkirk, NY, a pre-K to grade 8 principal in Rochester, and most recently the principal of Our Lady of Mercy High School, also in Rochester. She currently serves as a curriculum committee member for Nativity Preparatory Academy in Rochester.

Kirst is pleased to be a part of guiding prospective students through admissions process to the Warner School. 

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