We are thrilled to welcome a strong group of new faculty to Heathwood for the 2019-20 school year. Several of them already have ties to Heathwood, as parents, previous teachers, or both. Collectively, they bring decades of teaching experience to their new roles.
We’ll profile each of our new teachers in more depth over the course of the semester through our “Faculty Fridays” series on Facebook, but for now, here’s a quick introduction to each of them.
Katie Kneece—... Read More
The Heathwood Boys Cross Country Team finished first out of 24 teams to win the Skyhawk Invitational Cross Country Meet at Hammond School on August 24.
In their first race of the season, the Highlanders were off to an impressive start, with eight runners setting personal records and seven more achieving their personal best time on the Hammond course.
The Highlanders were paced by junior Neb Sneath and sophomore Hugh Willcox, who finished in 4th and 5th places respectively. Junior Joe... Read More
In preparation for work they'll be doing this year testing water quality in the Gills Creek Watershed, seven Heathwood students earned certification on August 13 as South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream Volunteer Water Quality Monitors.
Seniors Olivia Antonetti, Sydney Helms, and Ava Rosenbaum, junior Hanna Jacobsson, sophomore Owen Bennett, 6th grader Davis Hagstette, and 5th grader Cullen Norman are now qualified to conduct water quality testing for air temperature, water temperature, pH,... Read More
Rising sophomores Robert Golden and Hugh Willcox have finished second in the nation in the 4x800 relay race at 2019 AAU Track Nationals on July 12. Running with two other Columbia natives on a team that grew out of the Columbia Project club that Robert and Hugh founded last year, the boys blazed through state and regional competition to advance to the national meet in Orlando.
Their strong performance against the best teams in the nation follows on the heels of an impressive Highlander Track... Read More
In recognition of her distinguished career in public service, her impressive body of work as a social entrepreneur, and her considerable investment of time and talent in community service, alumna Caroline Mauldin '01 is the 2019 recipient of Heathwood's Anne Thornhill Weston Award.
Named in honor of Heathwood teacher and administrator Dr. Anne Weston, the award is given each year to a Heathwood Hall graduate who has followed in Anne's footsteps and distinguished him or herself in the area of... Read More
Heathwood parents Denise Hall, Kelly and Paul Olsen, and Missy and Davis Buchanan were honored on May 30 as the 2019 recipients of the Hickman Award.
Named in honor of Steve Hickman, who served as Heathwood Hall’s seventh head of school from 1999-2007, the Hickman award is given annually to members of the Heathwood parent body who demonstrate “selfless commitment, consistent involvement over a period of years, and a willingness to serve in ways that enhance the daily life of the community... Read More
Heathwood held its 42 Commencement ceremony at Trinity Cathedral on May 31 and welcomed 56 members of the Class of 2019 to the ranks of its alumni.
In his remarks to the graduates, Head of School Chris Hinchey hailed both their academic achievements and their strong school spirit: "Your academic, athletic and extra-curricular successes were numerous. In countless areas on campus you pursued and achieved excellence. The acceptances, honors, awards, and recognitions have cascaded on you all... Read More
With a combined 74 years of remarkable service to Heathwood, faculty members Bill Cherry and Barbara Bryan are this year's recipients of Heathwood's Earl H. Devanny Memorial Awards.
Given each year in memory of former Head of School Earl Devanny, the award honors members of the Heathwood community who have been significant in the development of the School and who reflect values and principles upon which Heathwood Hall was founded.
Having served as a music teacher at Heathwood for 34 years... Read More
For 22 years, School Nurse Ross Beale has cared for Heathwood students of all ages. That’s why, upon her retirement, the 7th graders have dedicated their mosaic column, entitled “Eyes,” to Ross Beal.
The column draws its inspiration from Psalm 121: 1-2:
“I lift my eyes up to the hills – where does my help come from?
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of Heaven and Earth.”
It is one of a series of columns under the Middle School on which the 7th graders create themed mosaic artwork... Read More
The 56 students who make up the Heathwood Hall class of 2019 became the 32nd class to complete their Heathwood Hall experience by doing home repairs for families in the Johns Island area. The students, along with 17 faculty members and three parents of alums, worked at six different sites on Johns Island, Wadmalaw Island, and Hollywood from May 24-27.
The senior class officers and executive council members provided great leadership for their classmates as the students hammered, sawed, and... Read More