Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Heathwood seniors Walker Draffin and Brooklyn Moore have been chosen by the Heisman Trophy Trust to represent Heathwood as 2021 Heisman Scholars. The Heisman Scholars program honors students for outstanding academics, athletics, leadership, and service to the community. The Heisman High School Scholarship is presented by Acceptance Insurance. From its inception in 1994, the program has leveraged the reputation of the Heisman Memorial Trophy as a symbol of great ability combined with... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2021
Heathwood's Girls Cross Country team ran away with the SCISA State Championship on October 30, beating the next-closest finisher by 47 points. Sophomore Madelyn Gomez captured the individual state title for the second year in a row. The Heathwood boys also capped off a strong season with an impressive finish, claiming State Runner-up and coming within two points of capturing the state title. For the girls, Madelyn Gomez, Lydia Smith, and Annabel Martin all earned All-State honors, while... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021
For the second year in a row, Heathwood's runners took first place in both the boys and girls region championships. Sophomore Madelyn Gomez also captured the girls individual region title for the second consecutive year. Along with Gomez, Highlanders Lydia Smith, Annabel Martin, and Madeline Hurst were named to the Girls All Region Team, while Jackson Engh, Noah Smith, Hugh Willcox, Conor Greer, and Dean Brook earned Boys All Region honors. The teams' strong performance continues a winning... Read More
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 Thursday, October 14, 2021
Meredith Paysinger Hart, ‘06, was featured in the October issue of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine for her outstanding work as a residential interior designer. She owns her own business in Columbia, and is also an artist. Swipe to see an example of some of Meredith’s work, and check out her Instagram @mph_art_interiors and website www.Mphartinteriors.com to learn more about Meredith and her incredible work
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

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