Learn About Our Team And Culture

Our mission is to provide the student community with opportunities for achievement, enrichment and service in preparation for academic and personal success.

Betsey McFarland

Betsey McFarland

Executive Director

2016-2017 Afterschool Ambassador

Contact Information

Email: bmcfarland@wade.org
Phone: 919-856-9233 x101

Get to know your WELL Team

In my downtime I like to: Spend time with my boys, enjoy nature and read
Favorite Food: Chinese and anything spicy
Favorite Animals: Owls and dogs
Favorite High School Subject: History
Least Favorite High School Subject: Physics
School: Rochester Institute of Technology (BS); University of Tampa (MA)
Meaningful Quote: "Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted." - Garrison Keillor

Rebekah Dixon

Rebekah Dixon

Academic Services Manager
Contact Information:

Email: rdixon@wade.org
Phone: 919-856-9355 x104

Get to know your WELL Team:

In my downtime I like to: listen to music, read, and relax with close friends and family
Favorite Food: Curry Chicken
Favorite Animal: White Tigers & Wolves
Favorite High School Subject: US & African American History
Least Favorite High School Subject: Anything that was SCIENCE
School: (BA) North Carolina State University, (MA) Grand Canyon University
Meaningful Quote: "If my mind can conceive it. My heart can believe it. I know I can achieve it." ~Jesse Jackson

Shiona Caldwell

Shiona Caldwell

Academic Services Program Coordinator
Contact Information:

Email: scaldwell@wade.org

Get to know your WELL Team:

In my downtime I like to: Spend time with my niece and nephew, read, workout and relax.
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Animal: Leopard
Favorite High School Subject: History (Civics)
Least Favorite High School Subject: Math
School:North Carolina State University
Meaningful Quote: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela

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