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Darlington Connects: Kent Barber (‘03, LD ’15)
Upper School | Julie Lucas,January 26, 2023
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Kent Barber ‘(03, LD ’15), founder of private equity and consulting company, Day Break Investors. 
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Darlington Connects: Charlie Williams (’82)
Upper School | Julia Thomas,January 12, 2023
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Charlie Williams (’82), a loyal Darlington Fund supporter, class agent, volunteer, and parent of three Darlington graduates - Kelsey Ann (’12), Chas (’14), and Dawson (’20).
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Anzhe Li
Upper School | Anzhe Li,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Anzhe Li's Senior Venture focusing on the study of appearance anxiety among teenagers and how to assist with the problem.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Cindy Zhou
Upper School | Cindy Zhou,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Cindy Zhou's Senior Ventures project involving the planning and implementation of art galleries at Darlington.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Claire Matherne
Upper School | Claire Matherne,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Claire Matherne's Senior Ventures project focusing on becoming a bee-keeper and developing a sustainable bee keeping program at Darlington.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Mary Kebede
Upper School | Mary Kebede,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Mary Kebede's Senior Ventures project focusing on supporting shelters and cancer organizations in Rome.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Jack Cowan
Upper School | Jack Cowan,January 9, 2023
Learn more about Jack Cowan's Senior Ventures project focusing on assisting at the Bagwell Food Pantry.
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Darlington Connects: Austin Spooner (’12)
Upper School | Leah Mayo,January 5, 2023
We’re excited to highlight the Young Alumni Council through a series of Darlington Connects blogs written by members of the Alumni Council. Today, Leah Mayo (’11, LD '22) shares a spotlight on Austin Spooner (’12).
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Inkslinger named Crown Finalist
Upper School | Ethan Pender,December 16, 2022
For the third time in four years, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) has named Darlington's Inkslinger literary magazine a Crown Finalist.
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Darlington Connects - Langdon Cheves (’60, LD ’12)
Curriculum Connections | Cassidy Carter,December 15, 2022
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Langdon Cheves ('60, LD '12), a loyal Darlington Fund supporter and member of the J. Daniel Hanks Sr. ’27 Heritage Society.
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Darlington Connects - Beth (Hackett) Pride (’87)
Upper School | Vicki Vincent,December 8, 2022
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Beth (Hackett) Pride ('87), who recently completed an amazing year-long project and published a book about it called “The Common Wealth of Kentucky Project.” 
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Congratulations to the Winners of the Darlington Technology Competition!
PK-8 | Beth Wardlaw,December 5, 2022
Darlington students in grades 3-12 participated in Darlington's 7th Annual Technology Competition, showcasing a wide variety of projects that highlighted their skills in animation, 3D modeling, project programming, video production, digital photography and everything in between. Congratulations to this year's winners!
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: George Shropshire
Upper School | George Shropshire,December 2, 2022
Learn more about "muscle cars" in this video focusing on the Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville, Ga. This video was produced as part of George Shropshire's Senior Ventures Project.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Clare Cao
Upper School | Clare Cao,November 17, 2022
Learn more about Clare Cao's Senior Ventures project, which focuses on learning about physical therapy and how to prevent sports-related injuries.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Kameron Fountain
Upper School | Kameron Fountain,November 17, 2022
Learn more about Kam Fountain's Senior Ventures project, which involves creating short, animated videos focusing on different topics associated with mental health.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Mimi Nwani
Upper School | Mimi Nwani,November 17, 2022
Learn more about Mimi Nwani's Senior Ventures project focusing on researching the challenges black women encounter in the legal profession.
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Darlington Connects: Kyle Minshew (’97) - Connecting on Campus
Upper School | Kim Tunnell,November 10, 2022
Film, TV and stage actor Kyle Minshew ('97) visited Darlington to meet with students and faculty to share his career and answer questions.
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New Donor Spotlight: Dr. Bridgette Dingle-Johnson & Jarrod “JJ” Johnson
PK-8 | Julia Thomas,November 10, 2022
Dr. Bridgette Dingle-Johnson and JJ Johnson, parents of Katherine ('35), share why they support The Darlington Fund through the Parents for Purple campaign.
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Parents for Purple Volunteer Spotlight: Mary & John Quandt
Upper School | Julia Thomas,November 7, 2022
This year’s Parents for Purple campaign for The Darlington Fund will run until Nov. 11. Learn more about some of our Boarding Parent representatives, Mary and John Quandt, whose son is a senior and three-year boarding student.
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Parents for Purple Volunteer Spotlight: Beth & Skye Wellesley (’00 ’00, LD ’14)
PK-8 | Julia Thomas,November 3, 2022
This year’s Parents for Purple campaign for The Darlington Fund will run until Nov. 11. Learn more about our New Parent representatives, alumni Beth and Skye Wellesley ('00 '00, LD '14), who moved back to Rome to send their children to Darlington!
Read More
Darlington Connects: Kent Barber (‘03, LD ’15)
Upper School | Julie Lucas,January 26, 2023
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Kent Barber ‘(03, LD ’15), founder of private equity and consulting company, Day Break Investors. 
Read More
Darlington Connects: Charlie Williams (’82)
Upper School | Julia Thomas,January 12, 2023
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Charlie Williams (’82), a loyal Darlington Fund supporter, class agent, volunteer, and parent of three Darlington graduates - Kelsey Ann (’12), Chas (’14), and Dawson (’20).
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Anzhe Li
Upper School | Anzhe Li,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Anzhe Li's Senior Venture focusing on the study of appearance anxiety among teenagers and how to assist with the problem.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Cindy Zhou
Upper School | Cindy Zhou,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Cindy Zhou's Senior Ventures project involving the planning and implementation of art galleries at Darlington.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Claire Matherne
Upper School | Claire Matherne,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Claire Matherne's Senior Ventures project focusing on becoming a bee-keeper and developing a sustainable bee keeping program at Darlington.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Mary Kebede
Upper School | Mary Kebede,January 11, 2023
Learn more about Mary Kebede's Senior Ventures project focusing on supporting shelters and cancer organizations in Rome.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Jack Cowan
Upper School | Jack Cowan,January 9, 2023
Learn more about Jack Cowan's Senior Ventures project focusing on assisting at the Bagwell Food Pantry.
Read More
Darlington Connects: Austin Spooner (’12)
Upper School | Leah Mayo,January 5, 2023
We’re excited to highlight the Young Alumni Council through a series of Darlington Connects blogs written by members of the Alumni Council. Today, Leah Mayo (’11, LD '22) shares a spotlight on Austin Spooner (’12).
Read More
Inkslinger named Crown Finalist
Upper School | Ethan Pender,December 16, 2022
For the third time in four years, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) has named Darlington's Inkslinger literary magazine a Crown Finalist.
Read More
Darlington Connects - Langdon Cheves (’60, LD ’12)
Curriculum Connections | Cassidy Carter,December 15, 2022
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Langdon Cheves ('60, LD '12), a loyal Darlington Fund supporter and member of the J. Daniel Hanks Sr. ’27 Heritage Society.
Read More
Darlington Connects - Beth (Hackett) Pride (’87)
Upper School | Vicki Vincent,December 8, 2022
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today, we hear from Beth (Hackett) Pride ('87), who recently completed an amazing year-long project and published a book about it called “The Common Wealth of Kentucky Project.” 
Read More
Congratulations to the Winners of the Darlington Technology Competition!
PK-8 | Beth Wardlaw,December 5, 2022
Darlington students in grades 3-12 participated in Darlington's 7th Annual Technology Competition, showcasing a wide variety of projects that highlighted their skills in animation, 3D modeling, project programming, video production, digital photography and everything in between. Congratulations to this year's winners!
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: George Shropshire
Upper School | George Shropshire,December 2, 2022
Learn more about "muscle cars" in this video focusing on the Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville, Ga. This video was produced as part of George Shropshire's Senior Ventures Project.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Clare Cao
Upper School | Clare Cao,November 17, 2022
Learn more about Clare Cao's Senior Ventures project, which focuses on learning about physical therapy and how to prevent sports-related injuries.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Kameron Fountain
Upper School | Kameron Fountain,November 17, 2022
Learn more about Kam Fountain's Senior Ventures project, which involves creating short, animated videos focusing on different topics associated with mental health.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Mimi Nwani
Upper School | Mimi Nwani,November 17, 2022
Learn more about Mimi Nwani's Senior Ventures project focusing on researching the challenges black women encounter in the legal profession.
Read More
Darlington Connects: Kyle Minshew (’97) - Connecting on Campus
Upper School | Kim Tunnell,November 10, 2022
Film, TV and stage actor Kyle Minshew ('97) visited Darlington to meet with students and faculty to share his career and answer questions.
Read More
New Donor Spotlight: Dr. Bridgette Dingle-Johnson & Jarrod “JJ” Johnson
PK-8 | Julia Thomas,November 10, 2022
Dr. Bridgette Dingle-Johnson and JJ Johnson, parents of Katherine ('35), share why they support The Darlington Fund through the Parents for Purple campaign.
Read More
Parents for Purple Volunteer Spotlight: Mary & John Quandt
Upper School | Julia Thomas,November 7, 2022
This year’s Parents for Purple campaign for The Darlington Fund will run until Nov. 11. Learn more about some of our Boarding Parent representatives, Mary and John Quandt, whose son is a senior and three-year boarding student.
Read More
Parents for Purple Volunteer Spotlight: Beth & Skye Wellesley (’00 ’00, LD ’14)
PK-8 | Julia Thomas,November 3, 2022
This year’s Parents for Purple campaign for The Darlington Fund will run until Nov. 11. Learn more about our New Parent representatives, alumni Beth and Skye Wellesley ('00 '00, LD '14), who moved back to Rome to send their children to Darlington!
Read More