Admissions & Aid
Meet Our Admissions Team
Allyson Grochmal is the Director of Admissions and High School Relations at York County Community College. Allyson is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic vision of the YCCC Admissions Department, specifically working with student-athletes and Maine and New Hampshire high school students, with a high emphasis on recruiting. Allyson received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Bridgeport. She also holds a K-12 Special Education Certification from Granite State College.
Allyson began her time at York County Community College in Fall of 2020 as an Enrollment Coordinator. In Spring of 2021, she transitioned to the position of Director of Admissions. Prior to her time at YCCC, Allyson was the Coordinator of Student Life at Great Bay Community College. Allyson resides in Rollinsford NH with her husband and two little boys. She likes to spend time at the beach, exploring the outdoors with her family, and relaxing with her rescue dogs.
Grace is an Admissions Coordinator at York County Community College with a specialty in Early College. She began her time with YCCC in Fall of 2021. Her academic and professional background is in Anthropology and Youth Development. Being from the town of Sanford, and having been a Dual Enrollment high school student herself, Grace feels very humbled to be given the opportunity to give back to the Southern Maine communities that made her who she is today. Grace recently purchased a home in Sanford, and is having fun getting back in touch with her roots. Grace enjoys spending her time taking pottery classes, solving her way through all of Maine’s escape rooms, and dominating Wii tournaments.
Jaclyn is an Admissions Coordinator at York County Community College. She began her time with YCCC in Fall of 2021. Jaclyn is responsible for working with prospective students in our competitive Nursing and Veterinary Technology Programs. Prior to working at YCCC, Jaclyn worked at the University of New England as a Graduate Admissions Coordinator. She is currently working toward her Master’s Degree in Nutrition. In her free time, she enjoys taking long walks on the beach with her dog, Bacchus and watching Harry Potter.
Kayla began her time is an Admissions Coordinator at York County Community in Fall of 2021. She enjoys spending time building meaningful relationships with Maine Adult and Community Education Centers. Kayla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education and is a Certified Orton-Gillingham tutor for dyslexic students. She recently moved to Maine from Massachusetts and is enjoying exploring the area and making new friends. Her favorite thing about YCCC are the many unique opportunities it gives to everyone.
Deidre Thompson is an Admissions Coordinator at York County Community College. She is School Certified Officer working with the military and veteran population. She has been at York County for eleven years and has worked in higher education for fifteen years. Prior to her time in Admissions, Deidre was the Coordinator of Student Involvement & Recruitment at YCCC. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Social & Behavioral Science from the University of Southern Maine. During her free time, she enjoys wakeboarding and coaching soccer.