Financial Aid Staff

Monica Smart | Director of Financial Aid

Job Description: Financial Aid Program Supervision, Team Leadership, Workflow Management, Federal/State/Institutional Policy Oversight

Now faith is being sure what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. -Hebrews 11:1 (NIV)

Financial Aid Counselors

Jill Cagle | Financial Aid Counselor

Jill Cagle

Job Description: PELL, SEOG, SAP Appeals, BestSemester/Off-Campus Study, Registration Appeals, Non-Attendance, Cohort Scholarships, UG Attendance Updates, Notary

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. -Psalm 56:3 (NIV)

Barbara Hudson | Financial Aid Counselor

Barbara Hudson

Job Description: Veteran Affairs Benefits, Department of Education Student Updates, Scholarship Notifications, TASFA Student Applications

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. -Psalm 121:1-4 (NIV)

Geoffrey Miller | Financial Aid Counselor

Geoffrey Miller

Job Description: Athletics, Change in Circumstance Applications

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." -John 14:6 (NIV)

Akua Tufuor | Financial Aid Counselor

Akua Tufuor

Job Description: Fifth-Year Accounting Scholarship Program, Institutional Scholarships, General Financial Aid Counseling, Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. -Psalm 91:1 (NKJV)

Jordan Walker | Financial Aid Counselor

Jordan Walker

Job Description: General Financial Aid Counseling, Partner School Scholarships, Music Scholarship, Baptist Minister’s Dependent Scholarship, Johnson O’Connor

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose trust is the LORD. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.” -Jeremiah 17:7-8 (ESV)

Precois Norcilus | Financial Counselor

Precois Norcilus

Job Description: Private Loans, Federal Loans, HYBL Scholarship, Tuition Exchange Liaison, General Financial Aid Counseling

“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”  -Mark 10:45 (ESV)

Ashley Wiedeman | Financial Counselor

Ashley Wiedeman

Job Description: Verification, Withdraws

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. -Romans 12:12 (NIV)

Financial Aid Coordinators

Brett Hawkins | Technical Coordinator

Brett Hawkins

Job Description: System Support

But those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint. -Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

Zachary Symes | Office Coordinator

Brett Hawkins

Job Description: Assistant to the Director, Coordinate office functions, Purchase Order Management, Maintain the Financial Aid calendar, Take inventory of office supplies, Assist with other projects as requested by the Director

"I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." -Galatians 2:20 (ESV)