Meet the Admission Team

Our Admission Team is comprised of alumni, parents of students, and professionals who share a love for Carolina Day School. We appreciate being part of the Carolina Day School community and see ourselves as lifelong learners. We look forward to learning more about your child and your aspirations for your student's education.


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Meredith Daniels

Faculty Information
Location(s) Admissions Office
Title(s) Admission Associate
Contact Information
School Email
School Phone
(828) 274-0758   x333
Degree(s) B.A., Wofford College 2006
Other Information

Meredith Daniels is the admission associate and has been at Carolina Day School since 2011. Her husband, Sam Daniels was class of 2001, and he attended CDS Pre-K through 12th grade. Sam’s mother, Meredith's mother-in-law, is the Upper School principal. Prior to her current position at CDS, Meredith worked as an administrative assistant in the Key School and was an event planner at a cheerleading and dance competition company. ”You can’t create a noisier environment than a cheerleading competition. The high stress environment of running an event on time and dealing with coaches, parents, athletes, and judges was a great experience that taught me a lot about people skills.” In her spare time, Mrs. Daniels is a photographer:  

Get to know Meredith Daniels:
What do you like most about your job at CDS? I enjoy my daily interactions with the parents, students, and teachers.  Being away from the classroom gives me a different perspective, and it’s fun to get to know families on a personal level.”
In your opinion, how does the CDS community inspire students to be courageous and curious, wonder about things that they don’t understand, try new things, and develop individual passions? I feel that CDS offers a nurturing and encouraging school environment where students feel safe to explore and learn new things.”
What is your favorite quote about education, mentorship, children, and/or learning? “...We should say to each of them: Do you know what you are? You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way you move...You must work, we must all work, to make the world worthy of its children. - Pablo Casals”
How would you describe yourself and/or your approach to your job in 10 words or less? “I love helping people.”
What personal passion brings balance to your life? “Photography”
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