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Garden City Realty announces 23-year Coastal resort Realtor, Cal Harrelson '78 as the 2016 Top Producer of the Year and the 2016 Top Listing Agent of the Year.  He is also Top Listing Agent for 2014, ’15.  While selling $200 million in Coastal property, Harrelson has earned this #1 status in previous years, as well as the coveted Realtor Image Award as voted by his peers.  He specializes in the evaluation, acquisition and sale of Coastal properties.  Harrelson is a professional, full-time Realtor, representing Buyers and Sellers in investment, second-home and primary properties in Georgetown, Pawleys Island, Litchfield, Murrells Inlet and Garden City Beach.  He can be located at  His real estate philosophy is, “Good Product + Good Marketing = Good Results”.   Cal has previously been Director of Reagan-Bush Campaign ’84, founder of a successful public relations firm, painter of the iconic Palmetto tree as found in the offices of President Donald Trump, Congressman Joe Wilson, US Ambassador Nikki Haley, US Senator Tim Scott, Bruce Johnston – founding member of The Beach Boys,  Lt. Colonel Ollie North and others.  They are called “Calmettos” and can be found at



Sanford Dinkins '97, a Vice President with Cox and Dinkins, a local and regional land surveying, civil engineering, transportation engineering, and landscape architecture firm, has been named to the City of Columbia’s Design Development and Review Commission.
The commission reviews and approves work proposed within Columbia’s historic districts, urban design areas, and designated landmarks. He received two degrees including a B.S. in Civil Engineering and B.S. in Chemistry, both from the USC. Sanford obtained his P.E. (Professional Engineer) license in 2012. He is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified and helps lead the firm's economic and community growth initiatives, continues the advancement of technology within the company, leads a team of the company's land development division, and is the engineering design leader for all federal clients and projects.
“Columbia has always been home to me and I want to make every effort to give back to the City that has given me so much,” Dinkins said. “I am truly honored to serve on this Commission alongside several other knowledgeable and humble city servants.”

Josh and Meghan Suddeth Hesley '97 welcomed their new baby girl, Hannon Wade Hesley, on May 25, 2016. Her older sister, Emory, is as proud as can be!

Lori Waller Wane '97 has relocated to Sweden and has been married now since August, 2008 to a gentleman by the name of Mattias Wane.  They now have two young sons, Oliver and Lukas.


Asheley Scott St. John '98 was married to Brian Stephen St. John in Columbia February 17, 2018.  Included in the wedding party were Mikell Scott '98 and his daughter Liza, Jenny Draffin Smith '98 and her son Wesley, and Mary Frances Sabalis '98 and her son, James.


Eboni Lance '99 has completed her PhD and was recently awarded a K23 award for patient-oriented research for four years.  She is doing unique work in sickle cell disease and is becoming a nationally recognized expert in the neurodevelopment problems of the disorder.  She is on faculty at Kennedy Krieger Insitute.


Miles and Lucy Timmerman Underwood ‘00 welcomed their first child, Catherine Emily Underwood, on March 30th, 2016. The Underwoods live in Zurich, Switzerland.


Celebrating the wedding of Tamara and Calhoun Hipp ‘01. Pictured left to right: Edwin Lesley ‘01Reeve Hipp Ballew ‘97Thomas McCutchen ‘01, Caroline Mauldin ‘01Katharine Hubbard Atkins ‘01Calhoun Hipp ‘01, Mimi Dial Bovard ‘01Catherine Hipp ‘06Grant Dennis ‘01, and Thomas Hipp ‘08. Congratulations to the bride and groom! 

Mr. and Mrs. Calhoun Hipp ‘01 were married in Austin, TX on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The wedding party included Grant Dennis ‘01Reeve Hipp Ballew ‘97Elizabeth Hipp Shackouls ‘00Catherine Hipp ‘06, and Thomas Hipp ‘08.


Gordon McLeod '02, principal of L + M Development in New Orleans has recently been a part of the restoration of the McDonogh School House built in 1894.  The building has been abandoned for more than 20 years and sustained several hurricanes and a fire.  To read the full article about this incredible rehabilitation, click here, page 28.  


Elizabeth Koenig '04 and Reed Moore '05 got married on October 12th, 2019 outside of Asheville, NC and celebrated with a lot of Heathwood family and friends.


Lee Ann Foster Bauer '05 and Chris Bauer welcomed their first child, Ella Denton Bauer, on August 17, 2018.  The Bauers reside in Columbia.

Brionna Dickerson Zimmerman '05 and husband Tymere Zimmerman welcome their new baby girl, Skylar Brielle on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  Her older brother, Kobe, could not be prouder to greet her!


Lauren Holland Carter ‘06 received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Florida State University on August 6th, 2016. She is a postdoctoral fellow in Bio-Behavioral Medicine in MUSC’s Department of Psychiatry. Lauren and her husband, Kit, were married in Kiawah Island on October 17th, 2015.



Lindsay Crawford ('07) and his wife Nellie Crawford welcomed their first child, Baxter Lindsay Crawford, V on March 19th, 2020. They are hoping that he will follow in the footsteps of his Father and Grandfather ('77) and become a third generation Highlander!


Patty Shields Wills '07 and Jeff Wills welcomed their new baby girl, Vada Marguerite Wills, on July 3, 2018 weighing  6 lbs 1 oz.  She had two older sisters waiting at home to greet her!

A February wedding in Columbia is planned for the future Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Williams. The bride to be, Margaret Strom ‘07, met Matt while attending law school at USC. The couple will make their home in Beaufort. 

The wedding party will include Maid of Honor, Caroline Strom ‘16, Matron of Honor, Meg Alexander Thompson (past student), and Bridesmaids Catherine Savoca ‘15 and McKenna Savoca ‘16

Frances Ellerbe '08 and Bo Bryan '07 were married on May 19, 2018 at the High Hampton Inn in Cashiers, NC. Heathwood's very own Chaplain Raven Tarpley officiated their ceremony. 


Katie McInnis '08 married Sam Abbott on April 28, 2018, in Washington, D.C.  Two fellow '08 alumnae, Christine Hebert and Emily Harrold, were bridesmaids.


A November wedding is planned for 1LT Franklin G. “Trey” Shuler, III ’08 and Sara Gabrielle “Gabby” Metropol in Columbia at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Trey is an Army Infantry Officer at Ft. Stewart, Savannah, GA and Gabby is in her third year of dental school at MUSC.

The wedding party will include fellow classmates, Philipp Boettcher ’01Cam Foster ’07, and Eric Vanderstenhoven ’08.

Jennifer Blencowe Waites ‘08 and her husband Christian Waites '08, who also attended Heathwood recently welcomed their newest addition. Meet their daughter, Riley Rose Waites. She was born on May 31, 2016. Christian graduated USC law School and will clerk for a state judge. And Jennifer received a Masters of Mass Communications from USC and is currently a producer for WIS. They reside in Columbia.

Katie McInnis '08 is getting married to her partner, Sam Abbott, on April 28th, 2018 at President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington DC.



The Class of 2009 gathered in Columbia over the 2019 holidays for its 10 year reunion!


Allison Clinton and Redding Kingery ‘09 were married in Columbia, SC on July 9, 2016.  Attendees included many members of the Heathwood family. Pictured left to right: Coleman Davis ‘09, Davis Roth, Perrin Guignard ‘09Hunter Lipscomb ‘09Redding Kingery ‘09, Sarah Roth - Athletic Administrative Assistant, Tyler Rogers ‘09Chris Leventis ‘09, Davis Ray ‘09,  and Preston Busbee ‘09.




Mary Covington '10 was married to Cole Fowble '10 in Kiawah Island on March 23, 2019.  Included in the wedding party were Lizzie Weston, Sally Hall, Alexandra Cooke, Mary Bond Bailey, Caroline Keisler, Belton Amaker, Benji Stern, and Walker Sojourner all from the graduating class of 2010, Jon Fowble '12, Cecelia Fowble '14, and Cleveland Covington '08.

Cole and Mary are currently living in Chapel Hill, NC where they are both pursuing MBA's from the University of Chapel Hill at North Carolina. 


​Heathwood Hall sweethearts Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hickman ’10 were married June 4, 2016 at the Lace House in Columbia. Lauren and Andrew have been together since their senior year at Heathwood. Lauren is medical school at the University of South Carolina and Andrew works for Five Point Solutions in Lexington as well as coaches basketball at Heathwood. The bride is the former Lauren Armstrong ‘10

Congratulations to alumna Avnika Amin ’10 for having her scientific research published! Avnika is one of the authors of the recent article “Comparative Analysis of the Parent Attitude about Childhood Vaccines short scale and the five categories of vaccine acceptance identified by Gust et al.” Currently a graduate student in Public Health at Emory, Avnika was the 2010 recipient of Heathwood’s St. Michael’s Cup in Science.


Christopher Metzger '12 is a research associate for the Project on Prosperity and Development (PPD) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), having previously been a program coordinator and research assistant. He develops and implements five of PPD’s grants with private companies, foreign governments, U.S. government agencies, and non-profits. He maintains PPD’s research workstreams on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, urban water finance, domestic resource mobilization, women’s economic empowerment, and youth, peace, and security. He was the lead organizer of the 2019 Global Development Forum, which had over 600 attendees and featured remarks from former Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom and USAID Administrator Mark Green. While at CSIS, he has organized and participated in case study trips to Uganda, Kazakhstan, Liberia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Italy. Before becoming a program coordinator in February 2017, he worked as an intern for PPD, as well as in a U.S. Senate office. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics from Washington and Lee University and studied at the University of London and Syracuse University’s campus in Florence, Italy.


Laura Hungiville '14  is now a member of the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2023. She is a 2018 graduate of Berry College majoring in Animal Science with Minors in Chemistry and Business.

Neha Penmetsa's '14 research completed during her time at College of Charleston has been accepted for publication in the journal "Personality and Individual Differences." Her paper titled,  "Personality and Substance Use Correlates of E-Cigarette Use in College Students," was the culmination of her college research as a psychology major in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.


William Anderson '15, #14 midfielder, played on the nationally ranked University of South Carolina 2019 Men's Club Lacrosse team which won the Southeast Lacrosse Conference (SELC) Regional Championship and went on to beat

Cal-Berkley in the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association's (MCLA)  National Championship game played in May 2019 in Salt Lake City, UT.