Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Dalton, Maddrey and Monroe Join Salem Academy

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (SEPTEMBER 20, 2022)—Salem Academy—the only all-girls, boarding and day high school located on a college campus with a STEAM focus in the United States—has added three team members to its residence life staff. Denise Dalton is the new director of residential life and dance instructor, Emma Maddrey A’18 is assistant director of residential life and Marerika Monroe is the area coordinator for the residence life department.


Denise Dalton - courtesy Salem Academy and College (small)

Dalton comes to Salem Academy with 20 years of experience at Mercersburg Academy, a private boarding school in rural Pennsylvania. There, she served as founding director of dance, duty dean, dorm and faculty advisor and faculty council member. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree in dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and is certified in mindfulness-based stress reduction.


Emma Maddrey A'18 - courtesy Salem Academy and College (small)

Maddrey is a Salem Academy graduate from the Class of 2018. While at Salem, she served as house council president and as a resident assistant. After graduating from Salem Academy, Maddrey went to Appalachian State University where she majored in exercise science with a minor in health care management.


Marerika Monroe - courtesy Salem Academy and College (small)

Monroe recently graduated from William Peace University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre. While at Peace, she performed in many local theaters and also worked as a Student Admissions Ambassador, Alumni Office Assistant and Orientation Leader.


About Salem Academy and College

Salem Academy and College, celebrating 250 years and built upon a foundation of empowering and preparing girls and women from all around the world to effect change, shatter expectations and lead. Exclusively focused on developing tomorrow’s health leaders and change agents in STEAM fields and liberal arts.

Salem Academy and College is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a vibrant college town known for arts and innovation. For more information about Salem Academy, please visit For more information about Salem College, please visit

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