News and Events

List of 18 news stories.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Jordan Scott Medley '02

    After graduating from Hammond, Jordan Medley graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina with business administration and public relations degrees as well as a master’s degree in teaching. Looking back, Jordan attributes some of her greatest success stories to Hammond and its teachers.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Rosanne Sullivan Prim '09

    Cissy Pope
    Voted ‘Most Organized’ in her Senior Class, is it any surprise Rosanne Sullivan Prim ‘09 recently founded her own regulatory consulting firm, Clean Plate Law, LLC in Boston, Massachusetts. A 12-year Skyhawk, Rosanne started Hammond in the first grade and graduated in 2009. Along the way, Hammond played a pivotal role in guiding her to her ultimate career of being an attorney.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Carter Scott '07

    Carter Scott is an attorney at Searcy, Denny, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley PA and a graduate of the Class of 2007.  Carter attended Dartmouth College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government. He played middle linebacker on Dartmouth‘s NCAA Division I-AA Ivy League football team, served as a member of the College’s Honor Council, and served as an editor of the Dartmouth College Law Journal. 

  • Alumni Spotlight: Robert Scott '00

    After graduating Hammond in 2000, Robert Scott attended Wofford College where he graduated magna cum laude and furthered his education at Florida State University College of Law where he graduated cum laude. Robert’s success continued as he eventually became a founding partner of Scott & Wallace and has been selected for the highly prestigious attorney rating guides BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA 2021 and Super Lawyers-Rising Stars in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Robert and his firm currently have four (4) locations in the Florida Panhandle and Southwest Georgia. 
  • Alumni Spotlight: Hunter McMaster ‘09

    Cissy Pope

    Voted Best Role Model in his senior class, Hunter McMaster ‘09 is continuing to serve as a role model … whether for the young people he mentors, or for those with whom he works. A vice president at Morgan Stanley, Hunter attributes his passion for math, and the success he enjoys today, to his eleventh grade pre-calculus class taught by Marcus Neal. 

  • Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Nelson ‘13

    Lauren Nelson ‘13, daughter of Alumna B.J. Nelson ‘76, graduated from Hammond School as a 14-year Senior in 2013.  “Mr. Lumpkin's AP Statistics class was by far one of my most favorite at Hammond. I took this class my senior year. With many mixed emotions and decisions ahead of me as I prepared for college the following year, Mr. Lumpkin pushed me to work and study hard leading up to the AP exam, while always making the class enjoyable.”
  • Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Bailey '07

    "My teachers and fellow classmates at Hammond challenged me to reach deeper and not settle for success in just one area of my life.  The peer pressure and knowing that my fellow student athletes took  studying seriously made me reevaluate the effort I was giving in the classroom." 
  • Hammond Hosts Performers from Wicked

    The Christopher Gadsden Wells Endowment for the Arts made possible the opportunity for Hammond students to work with three performers from the Broadway musical, Wicked...
  • Alumni Spotlight Adair Keenan '78

    Adair Keenan (’78) graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BA in Journalism. She began her career working for a law firm, but quickly realized she had a passion for teaching.
  • Alumni Spotlight Anna Penland '17

    Anna Penland graduated from Hammond in 2017, and is a junior at Auburn University. Although she has not continued her theater and music career in college, her passion for teaching kids still grows every day. 
  • Alumni Spotlight Daisy Miller '88

    Daisy Miller, Hammond class of '88, graduated from Converse College in 1992 with a double major in French and Graphic Design. Daisy is currently the owner of Forest Lake Travel and resides in Columbia, SC. Daisy and her husband James have two children, Edwin (8th grade) and Madge (6th grade). 
  • Alumni Spotlight Margaret Deans Grantz '09

    Margaret Deans Fawcett Grantz ‘09, graduated from Wofford College in 2013 as a Business Economics major. She is founder and Director of Development and Marketing at Camp Cole, a nonprofit organization currently building a camp and retreat center for children, teens, and adults with disabilities, illnesses, and other life challenges. 
  • Alumni Spotlight Walker Williams '90

    For Walker Williams (’90), it’s about being “all in” … whether it’s pursuing multiple business degrees or carrying on the Skyhawk tradition. A graduate of UGA, Walker holds a BA in finance and an MBA from USC in Columbia where he was a SC Bankers Association Fellow. 
  • Alumni Spotlight Bo Hart '07

    Bo Hart graduated from Hammond in '07 and currently works for the Alumni Engagement Team at the Darla Moore School of Business. Previously, Bo worked at the University of South Carolina’s Alumni Association and for Virginia Tech’s Admissions Office and Development Office.

  • Alumni Spotlight Gus Brabham '90

    Gus Brabham, Hammond class of ’90, graduated from Wofford College in 1994 and then began his career in insurance with Frank B Norris & Co., where he later became President
  • Alumna Kara Burgess Glenn '96 Joins the Upper School Office

    Kara Glenn (’96) has been a  12 year Hammond student, a Hammond parent to Cole (6th) and Juliet (2nd), and now she will become part of Hammond’s staff as Upper School Administrative Assistant.
  • Alumni Spotlight Beth Hooks Tucker '12

    A Student’s Culinary Passion Matched with a Hammond Faculty Mentor is a Recipe for Career Success!
  • Emily Farr '96 Director of the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

    Alumni Spotlight Emily Held Farr '96

    Emily Held Farr '96 is Making a Difference for All South Carolinians as Director of the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation