Karen Bennett

Former Faculty

Karen began her tenure in Darlington's Development Office in 1998 before transitioning to student life a couple of years later. In 2010, she was named registrar and executive assistant to the Director of the Upper School after serving as the executive assistant to the director of Upper School studies/registrar for many years. Karen holds a B.A. from Valdosta State College. For her service to Darlington, she was awarded the Brown Faculty Appreciation Award in 2013. She and her husband, Hugh, are the parents of Laura Bennett ('04).

College Education
B.A. Valdosta State College

Joseph announced as finalist for Governor’s Honors Program

April 13, 2018
Winners of the statewide Governor’s Honors Program have been announced and Marissa Joseph (‘19) has been named a finalist in the competition.

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“To Kill a Mockingbird” actress to speak at Darlington

February 26, 2018
On Wednesday, Feb. 28, Darlington School’s Upper School students and special guests will hear from Mary Badham, the actress who portrayed “Scout” in the 1962 film version of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Professional Development Spotlight: Hip Hop, Harper Lee and a Geodesic Dome

Academic Administration | Karen Bennett, September 27, 2017
What do hip hop, Harper Lee and a geodesic dome have in common? They all involve some type of intellectual risk-taking when it isn’t popular, doesn’t fit the mold, or precedes social change.

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FAQs About the Upper School Course Selection Process

Academic Administration | Karen Bennett, January 21, 2015
Registrar Karen Bennett answers frequently asked questions regarding the selection of classes for students entering grades 9-11 at Darlington School in the fall.

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10 Things I've Learned at Darlington: Joy

Student Life | , October 14, 2014
Residential student Joy Boakye ('15) discusses the 10 most important things that Darlington has taught her.

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What Does It Take to Get Into College Today?

College Guidance | Karen Bennett, September 30, 2014
So what does it take to get into college today? The real answer is probably the same it was years ago -- a good academic record, good standardized test scores, good citizenship, extracurricular involvement, and -- oh yes -- supply and demand.

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Through the Eyes of a Tiger: An Interview With Mrs. Bennett

Academic Administration | , October 13, 2013
An interview with Registrar Karen Bennett conducted by junior Mario Dinatti, an Admission Tiger Expert.

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Brown Dinner honors faculty, staff

May 10, 2013
Darlington School honored outstanding faculty and staff members at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 9.

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Darlington team wins bee, which raised $4,500 for Harbor House

March 1, 2013
Read the March 1 Rome News-Tribune article about the three Darlington faculty members who won the fifth annual Shane Richardson Memorial Adult Spelling Bee to benefit the Harbor House.

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Adult spelling bee raises money for Harbor House

February 3, 2012
Read the Feb. 3 Rome News-Tribune article about a recent spelling bee fundraiser to benefit the Harbor House in Rome. Darlington's team, To Bee or Not To Bee, placed second.

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