Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Episode 108: Spotlight on Summerbell House
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Episode 108: Spotlight on Summerbell House

May 4, 2023 | 346 views

Welcome to Episode 108 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this episode, Head of Summerbell House Randy Smith talks with seniors Thomas Bethel, Summerbell head dorm prefect, and Connor Brown, Summerbell head day prefect. They talk about Summerbell House culture, dorm activities, favorite memories and more. This is the final episode in a series highlighting each of the six residential houses on campus. 

Randy Smith joined the faculty in 2000 as a science teacher and was later named head of Summerbell House. He has also coached middle school football, wrestling and soccer. With over 25 years of experience in the classroom, Randy holds a B.S.Ed. in Math and Science from Georgia Southern University as well as an M.Ed. and an Ed.S., both in Math and Science, from Georgia State University. He has been a recipient of Darlington's Brown Faculty Award, a co-recipient of the 2012 Carla and Leonard Wood Faculty Professional Development Endowment Award, and a co-recipient of the 2014 Beachum Master Teacher Award. 

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The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Leigh Hadaway, Upper School history teacher, lends her voice and the editing and production of this episode was 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