Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021
CEO and Founder Lanford Holloway '02 leads TerraStride to an Inc. Top 5000 ranking for the second year in a row. TerraStride was #1,015 on the list, with 475% growth in revenue and was the 14th fastest growing software company in SC, NC, and GA combined. They were also just recently named one of the 25 Fastest Growing Companies in SC. "It’s really been a pleasure working with so many bright and dedicated people. Software is one of the few industries where you can go from a discussion about... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Thirty-one Heathwood juniors and seniors were inducted into the Les Savants chapter of the National Honor Society at a ceremony in the Chapel of the Epiphany on October 18. Membership in the National Honor Society is earned not just through outstanding academic achievement but also through demonstrated leadership, service, and character. The new members were welcomed into the NHS by faculty sponsors Dr. Elisha Sircy and Karen Eggebrecht, NHS officers Pete Peterson, Ellie Singerling, Henry... Read More
Posted on Friday, October 15, 2021
This past summer, Christopher Metzger '12 had the opportunity to work as an Impact Fellow for Hello Tractor, an agricultural and technology startup based in Nairobi, Kenya. "I’ve been interested in visiting Kenya ever since there was a Winterim trip there working with a Maasai community when I was at Heathwood. Much of the news surrounding the continent of Africa tends to be focused on active civil conflicts or humanitarian crises with less attention given to the thriving entrepreneurship... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Dr. Robert Hartman '98 is a pediatric cardiologist on faculty at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and was recently promoted to an Associate Professor of Pediatrics.
Posted on Friday, October 8, 2021
Shawn is a 2008 graduate of SC State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering Technology. Upon earning her Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University, Shawn was hired at The Boeing Company where she is an Industrial Engineer in the Enterprise Supply Chain team. She is a leader at work and in the community as the focal of the Boeing-SC SCSU Alumni Group and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the National Society of... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Patrick Kelly '01 recently became an Adjunct Instructor in the Univ. of South Carolina Department of Theater and Dance. "The best part about my current role is that I get to impart my love of theater to student actors while working with them on expressing themselves fully and clearly, articulating their desires and sharing in their joy as they grow together individually and as an ensemble. My favorite memory of Heathwood has to be performing in 'Grease' my Senior year with what must have... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021
Heathwood Hall seniors Henry Haywood, Alexander Roberts, Jimmy Ruskell, Ryan Shelley, and Savannah Smith have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as 2022 National Merit Semifinalists. They are among a select group of 16,000 students nationwide who earned top scores on the PSAT in the fall of 2020. From the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, about 15,000 are expected to advance to the Finalist level, and in February they will be notified of this designation. All... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021
Six Heathwood Upper School students have been recognized for their academic achievement through the College Board National African American Recognition Program. Seniors Kayla Barnes, Robert Golden, Derek Lewis, Brooklyn Moore, and Myles Roberts and junior Max Hagood are all 2022 honorees through the program. In order to qualify, students must receive excellent scores on their PSAT, SAT and/or Advance Placement tests as well as demonstrate a record of academic excellence in the classroom. 
Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The Henry Adams Medal is given annually to the top-ranking M. Arch student selected by the school to recognize academic achievement, character, and promise to professional ability. The Edward Allen Student Award is the highest honor given by the Building Technology Educators’ Society, recognizing students who, over their academic career, have demonstrated commitment, passion, curiosity, and excellence in the integration of building technology and architectural design. After completing the... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 13, 2021
Heathwood Hall turned 70 years old this week, and students, faculty, and families celebrated with birthday cake, school history trivia contests, an all-school picnic, and more. Founded as an Episcopalian day school for children in pre-kindergarten through 4th grade, Heathwood opened its doors on September 10, 1951 to a student body of under 100 children. Classes were held in the Heath mansion, on Columbia’s Heathwood Circle. Today, Heathwood Hall serves more than 800 students age 2 through... Read More

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