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Admission Team

Suzanne Nagy, Director of Enrollment Management

Suzanne has spent most of her life on Heathwood’s campus, beginning in preschool and graduating with the Class of 1990. Suzanne attended Furman University, earning a B.A. in English. Upon graduation in 1994, she returned to Heathwood to teach English in the Middle and Upper schools. In addition to teaching, Suzanne has worked in the Heathwood Admission Office and coached basketball and tennis for the Highlanders. Suzanne earned an M.Ed from the University of South Carolina. In 1999, Suzanne was invited by Governor Jim Hodges to serve as the Director of Caring for Tomorrow’s Children and as the coordinator for the Spartanburg County Foster Care Review Board. She has also taught English at Charlotte Latin School, worked as Director of Admission and Marketing at Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and earned an M.Ed in school counseling from the University of Arkansas. Upon returning to Columbia in 2008, Suzanne worked as the Assistant Head of Heathwood’s Middle School for five years, returned to the English classroom for three years, and later as the Middle School Head. Suzanne brings a love for Heathwood and the community to her new role of Director of Enrollment. 

Suzanne is married to Greg Nagy, and is the mother of two Highlanders, John ('23) and Anna Reid ('26).


Rikki Bost, Admissions Officer; Data Management & Re-enrollment

Rikki joined the Admission Office as an Admission Associate in 2016. She works closely with parents to usher them into the Heathwood community and ensure a smooth transition from year to year.

Rikki is a native of Chattanooga, TN and a graduate of the historic Girls Preparatory School. She then went on to receive her BS degree in Education, Health, and Human Sciences from the University of TN. Prior to joining Heathwood, she spent several years in the financial services industry, from financial advising assistance to insurance underwriting. Rikki is very involved in community activities as well as charitable efforts and volunteering. She loves tennis and running in her spare time.

She is the mother of two Highlanders, Sloane ('29) and Dallas ('32).

Alison Edwards, Admission Associate for Upper School 

Alison has worked in administration at Heathwood Hall since 2017. She joined the Admission Office in the summer of 2019. Alison works closely with Upper School families during the Admission process, as well as serving as our International Student Family Liaison.  Prior to her work at Heathwood, Alison worked as a project manager for an environmental firm and as an analyst in a laboratory.    

Alison grew up in Columbia and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. She is married to Will Edwards, and is the proud mother of two current Highlanders: Liam ('27) and Arthur ('29).  In her spare time, Alison enjoys hiking, attending local sporting events, and traveling with her family.