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Catherine Savoca '15
Posted on Thursday, September 6, 2018
Heathwood graduate, Catherine Savoca '15, was featured in The Columns, Washington and Lee's Magazine.  The Columns ran an interview with Catherine highlighting her work exploring the real estate development industry this summer as a sales and marketing intern in Lisbon, Portugal.   Read the full interview here...
Smanatha Gaton
Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2018
Kudos to alumna Samantha Gaton, ’18, whose Senior Exhibition paper on child trafficking has been accepted for publication by Freedom Café at the University of New Hampshire. She also presented her Senior Exhibition research at the Youth Summit on Child Trafficking Conference this summer.
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017
On May 26, 2017, Heathwood Hall held its 40th Commencement ceremony at Trinity Cathedral and welcomed the Class of 2017 to the ranks of our alumni. The members of the Class of 2017 will long be remembered at Heathwood for their accomplishments in the classroom, on our playing fields, in the fine arts, and more. As Head of School Chris Hinchey put it in his Commencement remarks to the graduates, "I can tell you with certainty that you have left an imprint on us. I am saddened to see you go... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Sanchit Kapur, ’11, just graduated from college in 2016 but has already built an impressive career in financial services. In addition to earning a B.S. in Economics and a minor in Political Science from the University of South Carolina’s Honors College, Sanchit completed internships in investment analysis and investment banking. Now he’s a Financial Services Consultant in Charlotte. Here Sanchit talks about how his time at Heathwood helped him discover his vocation and develop the work ethic... Read More
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017
Like mother, like son … the Draffins are making a family tradition out of coming through for Heathwood in the clutch. Twenty-five years ago, as a sophomore on the Heathwood Girls Varsity Basketball team, Katherine Juk Draffin (’94) got fouled shooting a 3-pointer against Ashley Hall. The game was almost over and the Highlanders were down by three, so the three free throws Katherine was awarded were obviously going to be decisive: make all three and the game would likely go to overtime; miss... Read More
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016
Allie Wall Mood’s Heathwood connections run deep. A 2002 alum, she’s married to 1999 alum Drew Mood, and is the mom of Poppy Mood, ’28, and two younger children, Henry and Edith. Her father, Hank Wall, started Heathwood’s wrestling team, and her husband is the nephew of former Lower School librarian Milly Hart. Allie’s time at Heathwood was also predictive of her future career. The classmates who awarded her the “Best Dressed” senior superlative might not be surprised to learn that Allie is... Read More
Posted by Stacy Sox Gross '95 on Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Heathwood Class of 1995 had an absolutely fabulous reunion weekend in September! We began with a Friday afternoon/evening informal Happy Hour gathering at Tazza in Trenholm Plaza. We had between 15-20 people attend. The next morning, we invited all of the families to come out and participate in thePEAK courses, led by Stan Wood and Brice Spires (’09). About 8-10 families were represented on that morning, and I also took some folks on a quick tour around campus to see all of the changes... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016
Heathwood lifer Peyton Bryant, ’06, has just begun his tenure as the alumni representative on Heathwood’s Board of Trustees. In that role he is the voice for all Heathwood alumni.  His goals include building a stronger alumni network and facilitating deeper connections between alumni and the school. After graduating from Heathwood in 2006, Peyton attended Wake Forest University, where he majored in economics and minored in religion and entrepreneurship. After graduation, he returned to... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016
​Heathwood Hall alumnus, parent, and trustee Kirby D. Shealy III (’89, P ’18) is the inaugural recipient of the Anne Thornhill Weston Award. Named for longtime Heathwood teacher and administrator Anne Weston, the award honors a Heathwood alum who has followed in Anne’s footsteps, sharing her belief in the dignity of all people and the mission of Episcopal schools to serve with faith, hope, and love. Through his service to Heathwood and to the community at large, Kirby exemplifies those values... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Belsers have been strong supporters of Heathwood’s 2015-16 Fund-the-Need project, the Center for Strength, Conditioning, and Rehabilitation. Here Freeman Belser talks about why he and Maryanne believe these enhanced athletic facilities  will have a transformative impact on many Heathwood students. Maryanne and I were both student athletes in high school, so we know first-hand the difference the right facilities and the right training opportunities can make. All of that became even more... Read More