|Students Hear Powerful Message at MLK, Jr. Assembly|
For the Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly, sophomore Margaret Gaw’s thought for the day reminded students that Dr. King’s voice became an emblem for the movement for equality and justice and was a testament of the incredible influence of one’s voice on a community.
|Alumna Marcie Allen '92 Makes Her Mark on Music|
Ten time nominee and five time winner of Billboard’s 'Concert Marketing and Promotion Award,' Marcie Allen, founder and president of MAC Presents, creates memorable events for the world’s leading artists and brands.
|Alex Walsh Breaks National Record|
Harpeth Hall sisters, Alex and Gretchen Walsh, were chasing down records set by some of the top names in women's swimming at the USA Swimming Winter Junior Nationals East in Atlanta.
|Photo Ark Chronicles 5,000 Species|
Catherine Workman, class of 1997, and senior director of National Geographic's Protecting Wildlife Initiative, comments on CBS This Morning about mass extinctions of plants and animals due to habitat loss, hunting, climate change, and the combination of all these threats.
|Reese Witherspoon Receives American Cinematheque Award |
Reese Witherspoon, Harpeth Hall class of 1994, received the American Cinematheque Award on October 30, which recognizes “an extraordinary artist in the entertainment industry currently making a significant contribution to the Art of the Moving Picture.”
|Ward Seminary Graduate Leads Cause to Save Hermitage|
Mary Dorris (1850-1924) was an early graduate of Ward Seminary. She matriculated between 1867 and 1869, in one of the first graduating classes at the school. She was a founding member and leader within the Ladies' Hermitage Association (LHA), which sought to preserve and promote Andrew Jackson's legacy and estate. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the LHA.