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Congratulations Cody Taylor and Kelly Happ


Ashley Hanson

October 31, 2017

Kelly LazarCody TaylorPlease join the Office of Admissions in saying congratulations and thank you to Cody Taylor and Kelly Happ as they are promoted to Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Cody Taylor is a 2009 graduate of Carthage with a degree in exercise and sport science. He completed his Master of Education degree with an emphasis on teacher leadership. His advice to students in the college search process: “Take advantage of all the resources available to you, whether it is meeting with college professors at prospective schools or taking multiple tours. These things will help make the college decision a bit more clear.”

Kelly is a 2009 graduate of Carthage with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and broad field social science. Her advice to students in the college search process: “Visit the schools you are interested in most. Make sure you see everything you want to see, and ask all the questions that are in your mind. Don’t hesitate to sit in on a class or talk to a professor in the major you are interested in. This is a big investment and important choice. Own it!”

Since joining Carthage in the Fall of 2015, both Kelly and Cody have developed track records for meeting and exceeding goals. Both are tremendously passionate about Carthage and its mission. They have truly become emerging leaders within the office and campus community, and their work ethic and extremely positive attitudes bring energy and excitement to campus every single day.