Moira McKinnon, Director of College Counseling
Certified Educational Planner
B.A. Georgetown University
Certificate in College Counseling with Distinction, UCLA
Moira McKinnon is a member of several college counseling organizations including: The National Association of College Admissions Counseling, The New England Association of College Admissions Counseling, The College Board, and The Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools. She has presented at the New England Association of College Admissions Counseling Annual Meeting and at the Maine Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Currently, Moira is serving a two-year term on the faculty for the Advanced Secondary School Counselor Summer Institute, sponsored by the New England Association of College Admissions Counseling.
Lynne O'Shaughnessy, Assistant Director of College Counseling
B.A. Hamilton College; M.Ed. Plymouth State University
Lynne came to Berwick Academy from the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) as their Executive Director. She led the association for seven years and in that time, established hundreds of connections with admission counselors at colleges and universities in New England and beyond. She had worked in the admissions offices at several institutions prior to her work with NEACAC. Additionally, she was both an Academic Advisor and Career Counselor at the University of New Hampshire.
Ms. O’Shaughnessy is a graduate of Hamilton College, and worked closely with their admission office as an interviewer through their alumni program for many years. She has a Master’s in Education from Plymouth State University in Counseling and Administration.