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Episode 78: Pre-K to 8 Student-athlete Spotlight

October 6, 2022 | 461 views

Welcome to Episode 78 of The Darlington Podcast!  

In this episode, third-grade teacher Steve McConnell talks with Pre-K to 8 students Addie Greene ('31), Hudson Lucas ('31), Finley Pilgrim ('27) and Loxley Pilgrim ('30) about their recent accomplishments in extracurricular sports outside of Darlington. McConnell is an avid sports fan, and his guests enjoy talking with their former teacher about all things baseball and softball.

Steve McConnell has taught third grade at Darlington since 2010. He is an assistant coach for the varsity girls' basketball team and also works with the middle school girls' basketball team. McConnell holds a B.A. in English from Appalachian State University, and an M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina. He has almost 30 years of experience as a teacher, administrator, and coach in independent schools. For his work at Darlington, McConnell has been recognized with the Brown Faculty Award and two Excellence in Teaching Awards.

The Darlington Podcast is produced by the Communication Office and hosted by various members of the school community. Episodes are released each Thursday morning and available on most podcast platforms (search for The Darlington Podcast in your podcast player). Once new episodes are posted, you'll also be able to find them at www.darlingtonschool.org/podcast. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so that you'll get the latest episode each week! 

The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Andrew Beckman, middle grades science teacher, lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Chastain, content manager. 

If you have ideas for future episodes or have any questions about The Darlington Podcast, please email communications@darlingtonschool.org