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Posted 02/20/2014 11:35AM


The Herbert B. Barks Chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducted 14 new students into membership at a special assembly.  Hammond is one of 10 schools in the state honored to have a Cum Laude Society, and the second school in South Carolina to become chartered.  The Society is comprised of students meeting rigorous academic standards and leadership qualities, with its mission to recognize academic achievement in secondary schools for the purpose of promoting excellence, justice, and honor.

Members inducted from the Class of 2014 included: Josh Dean Bieger, David Loy Blue, Brittain Anne Harris, Megan Shirley Hooks, William Andrew Moore, Sherry Shu, and Carol Yu.  Inductees from the Class of 2015 were Megan Caroline Ballew, Chelsea Chen, Millie Chen, Asantewa Ngozi Franklin, Katherine Quinn Newman, William Hazle Bristow Richards, Frances Louise Sadler, and Edison Zhu.

Lee Holmes ('04) served as this year's induction ceremony speaker.  Lee is a graduate of the Berkeley School of Music in Boston and Vanderbilt University where he received his Juris Doctorate.  He currently lives in Columbia where he practices law working for Judge Joe Anderson.

Posted 01/09/2014 02:13PM
Hammond was proud to welcome Colonel Tara Osborn ('79) back to campus at the first assembly of the new year.  Colonel Osborn is Chief Circuit Judge of the U.S. Army Trial Judiciary, 2nd Judicial Circuit, headquartered at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  She presides over felony criminal trials and manages judicial operations at military installations throughout seven southeastern states.  Prior to her appointment to the bench in 2007, she completed a U.S. Army War College Fellowship as Special Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC.  She served in combat during Operation Desert Storm as a legal advisor and an assistant operations officer.  One of only a handful of lawyers to cross into Iraq, she was one of two women to serve in an all-male tank brigade headquarters during combat operations. Her military decorations include the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. She is also recipient of the U. S. Department of State Superior Honor Award. Colonel Osborn shared her combined military and legal experiences with students in grades 9-12 and several members of the Class of 1979.  Following the assembly, she had lunch and a question and answer session with students.
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Gus Brabham ('90) won the Young Agent of the Year award at the annual convention of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of South Carolina. He is also serving on the Board of Directors for a three year term.
Posted 11/11/2013 12:01PM
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Posted 11/02/2013 08:58PM

Hammond took on cross town rival Heathwood, and it was a red letter day as Skyhawks young and old celebrated Homecoming.  

Alumni gathered at the home of Headmaster Chris Angel prior to the game to reminisce and reconnect.  Bailey Dukes ('13) and Roo Daniels ('13), last year's Homecoming Queen and King, were on hand to pass the crowns to Ellie Locke and Garrett Ayers.  Capping the night, the Skyhawks beat the Highlanders 17-0 in a spirited match on the gridiron.

View the slideshow of the Alumni Reception.

Go Skyhawks!

 



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