Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Episode 164: Class of 2024 Baccalaureate Address
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Episode 164: Class of 2024 Baccalaureate Address

May 30, 2024 | 138 views

Welcome to Episode 164 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this special episode, listen to Heather Shores, Upper School history teacher, give her Baccalaureate address on May 17. Shores was selected by the senior class to serve as the Baccalaureate speaker. In her address, she gives the Class of 2024 six pieces of wisdom that she wishes she knew as a high school graduate. 

Heather Shores has taught Upper School history since 2022. She holds a B.A. in History and an M.A. in History from the University of West Georgia. Shores has 20 years of experience in the field of public history, 16 of those in teaching college-level courses. Most recently, she served as executive director of Chieftain's Museum in Rome, program specialist and bookkeeper for Georgia Career & Technical Instruction, and part-time history faculty member at Georgia Highlands College. At Darlington, she was recognized with the Beachum Master Teacher Award for her work. 

The Darlington Podcast is a collaboration between the communication and advancement teams, and is 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). Shelley Daniel, theatre director, lends her voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Chastain, content manager.

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