Office of Admissions
Associate Director / Head of Admissions
M.A.E., B.S., A.A. – Ball State University
Office: AH 117
Ms. Tuite is the Associate Director and Head of Admissions at the Indiana Academy and has been with the Academy since 1991. In this role, Mrs. Tuite is responsible for developing an effective recruitment and marketing strategy that successfully accomplishes the goal of the Academy; to admit high ability high school juniors who demonstrate the aptitude to be successful in the Academy program. In addition, Mrs. Tuite is responsible for the development and implementation of admission policies and procedures and print and video publications. As the head of admissions, Mrs. Tuite manages the Admissions Team who coordinates Preview Day and SAT Day programming as well as a Summer Orientation, Move-In Orientation, CTD and Sophomore Scholars awards programs, and a middle school enrichment initiative. She chairs the Admissions Advisory Committee (AAC), chairs the File Review Team, and is a member or participant on the Retention and Dismissal Committee, Orientation Committee, Facilities Sub-Committee, Move-in Orientation Sub-Committee, and the Graduation Committee. In her tenure with the Indiana Academy, she has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of Academy Preview Days, SAT Administration Days, and Summer Orientation for juniors. Mrs. Tuite is the co-founder of the Association of Consortium Admissions Representatives (ACAR) which is an organization made up of admission professionals from residential high schools around the United States. ACAR meets annually to discuss admissions issues, policies, and practices.
International Program Director
M.A., B.A. – Ball State University
Office: AH 115
Brandy Reichle serves as the International Program Director at the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities. In this position, she oversees all components of The Indiana Academy’s international student program. She is responsible for issuing F1 Visas, maintaining SEVIS, making admissions decisions regarding international student applications, pursuing student recruitment and program development initiatives, assisting with academic, college, and residential progress, recruiting and supporting full-time as well as part-time host families, maintaining direct and regular contact with all international students and host families, and overseeing student WIDA testing, academic advising and course selection. Mrs. Reichle is also a Local Coordinator for Foreign Links Around the Globe (FLAG). She has facilitated international enrollment for students from South Korea, China, Vietnam, Germany, and India.
Mrs. Reichle received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. In 2011, she joined the Indiana Academy team. During her time at The Academy, she has been involved with various committees including Intervention and Retention, Student Services, Non-Residential Early College, Admissions, and International Committees. She is licensed as a School Services Professional, certified as a Local Coordinator through the U.S. Department of State, and is a past board member of the Indiana Counseling Association.
Admissions Counselor and Enrollment Analyst
M.A., B.S. – Ball State University
Office: AH 116
Sadie joined the Indiana Academy Office of Admissions in 2015 as the Admissions Counselor and Enrollment Analyst. Sadie is responsible for coordinating and implementing enrichment programs for elementary and middle school students, the Preview Day programs, as well as Summer Orientation and Kick-off/Move-in Week. In addition, Sadie assists in the file review process and manages the office’s statistical and data analysis. Sadie’s past experiences include an internship with the Department of Historic Preservation and Archaeology where she researched and wrote grants pertaining to the Underground Railroad and African American Civil Rights pre-1800, as well as experiences from Ball State’s Department of History where she worked on the Buffalo Bill Digital Project. Sadie has a Bachelor of Science in Public History with a minor in Anthropology and a Master of Art in History with concentrations in Memory Theory, American Civil War POWs, and Digital History.
Admissions Office Coordinator
Office: AH 113
Cheryl Veatch, Admissions Office Coordinator, has been with the Indiana Academy for one year. Ms. Veatch moved to Muncie five years ago from her hometown of Dayton, Ohio. She joined the admissions team after working in a similar capacity for a local government agency. Ms. Veatch has tremendous experience in working with young people and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
As a vital member of the Admissions team, Ms. Veatch is responsible for processing all student applications, tracking the admissions budget, directing calls and visitors, as well as hiring, training, and supervising the Ball State student assistants.
In her brief tenure, Ms. Veatch has already been heralded by many callers and visitors as the kind voice of the Indiana Academy.