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Alumni Council

Meet the Heathwood Hall Alumni Council. The purpose of the Alumni Council is to help classmates stay connected to each other and Heathwood Hall.  The Council encourages participation in key school and alumni events, serves as the communication liaison for exciting news, contact updates, and life events, and brings awareness to opportunities for alumni to support the school with their time, talent, and treasure. We meet with them quarterly to hear how we can best serve our alumni. They help guide us in our continuing alumni-engagement efforts. They're great.

Dr. Andrea Myers Achi '03 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2008 is an Assistant Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. She specializes in late antique and Byzantine art, manuscript studies, and late Roman ceramics. After graduating from Heathwood Hall in 2003, she received her bachelor’s degree in ancient studies from Barnard College. She holds two masters’ degrees from New York University: one in Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian studies and a second in the History of Art from the Institute of Fine Arts. She received her doctorate from New York University as well. In addition to her art historical research, she has been involved with numerous excavations in Egypt and Italy. Currently, she lives in New York City with her husband and two sons. 
Daniel Freeman '06 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2006.  Afterwards, he attended Clemson University, where he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance and a Minor in Spanish.  Daniel currently works as a consultant at Colonial Life in the Enrollment Technology Partnerships department.  He is also a member of the Trustus' improvisational comedy group, The Mothers.  Daniel recognizes all of the advantages gained from his time at Heathwood Hall Episcopal, and is excited to give back to the community that help him establish a strong foundation.  

Maggie Becker Prezioso '08 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2008 after attending for 13 years. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in French and Public Relations. Maggie later went on to the Medical University of South Carolina where she received a Masters in Health Administration in 2016. Maggie now lives in Columbia with her husband Crawford, who also attended Heathwod and was where they first met. Maggie currently works at Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center as a Marketing Strategist. 

 

 
Chase Campolong '06 graduated from Heathwood with the class of 2006. He attended Queens University of Charlotte focusing on Business Administration with specialization in Finance & Economics. He is currently the Business Developer for Landmark Builders; responsible for maintaining relationships with clients and continuing Landmarks targeted approach to new construction projects by identifying industry trends and new market sectors. He cherished my time at HHES and still has life long friends from Heathwood that he sees frequently. 
Lizzie Weston '10 graduated from Heathwood in 2010. She went to Washington and Lee University where she received a BA in Environmental Studies before returning to Columbia and attending the South Carolina School of Law. Lizzie lives in Columbia and practices law at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Scott Harriford '10 graduated from Heathwood in 2010. He attended the University of South Carolina where he had the opportunity to start a small business that focused on hydroponic farm development and consulting.  He currently works in Charleston, SC as a Senior Field Representative for Congressman Joe Cunningham.  Previously he worked on Representative James Smith's campaign for Governor as a statewide political director. While helping the campaign develop and implement a statewide political strategy, he was also responsible for community outreach, strategic planning and political organization.  

Emma Manning Campolong '00 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2000.  She attended Wofford College where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History.  Emma is currently a Territory Manager for Orthofix/Biocraft in their Biostim division.  She is married to John Brett Campolong, also a HHES graduate.  They live in Columbia along with their 2 year old daughter and 2 dogs. 

 

   

McIver Leppard '99 graduated in 1999 after attending Heathwood Hall for 13 years.  He graduated from Wofford College in 2003 with a BS in Biology. He subsequently spent 12 years at MUSC graduating from medical school, General Surgery Residency and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship. McIver is employed at Providence Hospitals. He met his wife, Sunny, at Wofford. She graduated from dental school at MUSC. They have two daughters who attend Heathwood Hall. 

Eliza Nixon '11 is a member of the class of 2011. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in fisheries and wildlife biology. After graduation, Eliza moved to Charleston to attend graduate school at the College of Charleston to pursue Master’s Degrees in environmental science (MES) and public administration (MPA). Eliza recently moved back to Columbia and currently works for the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). At DHEC, she coordinates the SC Adopt-a-Stream program and is the Savannah Watershed manager. She recognizes the impact that Heathwood has on her life, and she looks forward to giving back to HHES by strengthening connections within alumni and with the larger Columbia community.
Hampton Graham '07 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2007. He attended the College of Charleston where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Hampton resides in Atlanta and is currently an Associate with Brookwood Associates, a middle-market investment bank specializing in sell-side and buy-side merger and acquisition services.
Walker Sojourner

Walker Sojourner '10 graduated Heathwood Hall in 2010. Walker has been an active member and participant of the Heathwood community in athletics, the arts, and campus life. He graduated from Clemson University in 2014 with a B.S degree and then went on to receive his Master of Real Estate Development in 2017. Walker is currently a Development Manager at Columbia Development and assists the lead principals in management, research, and financial underwriting support on development projects throughout the Southeastern United States. An active member of the community, Walker is a member of the Urban Land Institute Midlands Executive Committee, is a member of ICSC Next Gen and he also serves as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters. 

Allen Wilkerson

Allen Wilkerson '06 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2006. He attended Wofford College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance with a minor in Government. Allen is currently a Brokerage Associate at Colliers International representing companies in the acquisition of office space for sale or lease. He is also Vice Chair of the legislative committee for SCRA and serves as a member of the CCRA.

Childs Cantey Thrasher ’96 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 1996.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in geology from Washington and Lee University in 2000, a MSEL from Vermont Law School in 2004, and a JD from USC in 2005. Childs is a former Assistant Attorney General for State of South Carolina and currently serves as a Commissioner for the South Carolina Ethics Commission.  Childs left a large regional law firm in 2017 to open the Law Office of Childs Cantey Thrasher, which focuses on the legal needs of small businesses and individuals in and around South Carolina. Childs and her husband, Ryan, live in Columbia with their two sons who attend 
Peyton Bryant Peyton Bryant '06 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2006. Peyton graduated from Wake Forest University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, with minors in religion and entrepreneurship. Upon returning to Columbia, Peyton worked as a Commercial Relationship Manager for Branch Banking & Trust Company, where he was responsible for creating new business clients as well as developing existing client relationships in the Columbia market. Peyton currently is a broker for NAI Avant’s market-leading Brokerage Group, specializing in office sales and leasing, investment sales, and development site selection. Peyton firmly believes that giving back plays a critical role in a community’s success and longevity.
Cal Harrelson '78 graduated from Heathwood in 1978, the first graduating class from Heathwood.  He attended the University of South Carolina at which time he worked for The Keenan Company, Commercial realtors.  He has 28 years of experience as a full time realtor, earning the status of Top Producer and Listing Agent as well as the Realtor Image Award.  In 1986, he founded the Harrelson Group, Public Relations and Marketing Firm to help clients achieve various objectives through several marketing communication methods.  Cal is also a talented artist, painting Palmetto trees called "Calmettos" that hang in places such as the SC Governor's Mansion, the halls of Congress, and the home of golf legend Jack Nicklaus. He is an active member of his community through Rotary International, Boy Scouts of America, March of Dimes Walk America, Chamber of Commerce, and United Way to name a few.  Cal resides with his wife and son in Pawley's Island with their two Boykin Spaniels.

Tommy Price ’88 grew up in Columbia and graduated from Heathwood in 1988.  While at Heathwood, he was very involved, both in sports and politics, including being on Student Council as Senior Class representative.  He was captain of the football team in 1988 and played on the 1987 state championship team.  He was also captain of the basketball team in 1988. After graduating from Heathwood, Tommy attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  In 1997, he became Managing Partner of Za’s Brick Oven Pizza. Under his leadership, Za’s was voted “Best Pizza Restaurant” multiple years by The State Newspaper, Columbia Metropolitan Magazine, and The Free Times. Tommy left the restaurant industry in 2009.  He has been a Retail and Business Sales Associate with Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless since 2009.  Tommy stepped back into the restaurant business in 2018 as Managing Partner of Citta Del Cotone, an authentic Italian pizza restaurant on Sumter Street in Columbia’s up-and-coming Cottontown neighborhood. Tommy’s community involvement is extensive.  He’s been everything from President of the Columbia Restaurant Association to a soup kitchen volunteer at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.  He spent many years as either President or Chairman of the Hootie and the Blowfish Monday after the Masters golf tournament.Tommy’s pride and joy are his two children (Margot: 13 and Thomas: 11).  He enjoys coaching youth sports, watching Alabama football, and attending as many Bible studies as his schedule will allow.

 

JD Whalen '05 graduated from Heathwood Hall in 2005. He attended Presbyterian College where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. Upon returning to Columbia, JD joined The Benefit Company, Inc. an industry leader that provides technology solutions for employee benefit programs, and is currently a Supervisor of Business Development focused on national partnerships.