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The Rev. Hope Benko

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512.472.4133 ext. 375

The Rev. Hope Benko is Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Services for Seminary of the Southwest.  In this role, she also administers several student services including financial aid, both internal grants and federal student loans, on-campus housing, and the seminary’s on-campus (work study) employment program.  Hope was ordained in the Diocese of Missouri in 2006. Before coming to Southwest, she served in parishes in the dioceses of Missouri and Western Louisiana and as a school chaplain in the Diocese of Fort Worth. A lifelong Episcopalian, she relishes building relationships throughout the wider church to welcome new students to our community.  She is a graduate of Stephens College and of Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. Hope is married to the The Rev. Dr. Andrew Benko and together they are have two children and a labradoodle.

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