Admissions In Focus: Meet Keith Holton

While our admissions team works tirelessly to connect with families virtually in this new normal, their personalities still shine through! “Admissions in Focus” is our new series to introduce you to the team that shows prospective families what it’s like to be part of the Nichols community.
Keith Holton is 100 days into his tenure as the new Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, bringing more than 20 years of independent school admissions experience to Nichols.

What Keith likes most about Nichols
Keith’s son is a current Nichols sixth grader! Keith loves the look in his son’s eyes when they come to school each morning.

What Keith enjoys most about working for a school
His favorite part of working in admissions? “Meeting with kids and their families and very much looking forward to welcoming them on campus sometime soon.”

Want to know a fun fact about Keith?
Keith has logged quite a few miles flying the country working in admissions: “I’ve traveled all over the world, literally, as part of my recruiting responsibilities at independent and boarding schools. I miss seeing those countries on the other side of the planet – but I don’t miss the “getting there” part.”

We’re excited to have Keith on our team! You can reach him and the entire Admissions team at any time by emailing or calling 716-332-6325.