Our Meet the Alumni Council series allows the personalities of our alumni volunteers shine through. The Darlington Community is fortunate to have such a strong group of alumni willing to share their time and talents to better our school!
Lou Dempsey (’87, LD’17) lives and works in Rome. He is president of Dempsey Auction Company. Lou’s daughter Georgeanna is a current freshman at Darlington and his son Chase is a 2012 graduate. Lou is a very active parent involved in the Darlington Fund as a volunteer as well as a leader with our Athletic Booster Club.
Let’s get to know Lou in today’s installment of our Meet the Alumni Council series:
Where did you grow up?
How long have you served on the Alumni Council?
Tell us a little about your family:
I have a son, Chase ('12) and Georgeanna ('23) - they are fourth generation Dar students
What music is playing in your car?
Who was your favorite teacher at Darlington (and why)?
Sam Moss & Raymond Murray - They were both great all around guy's who actually cared about the students and the Institution.
What's your favorite movie?
My favorite trip was...
If I could travel anywhere it would be....
My favorite Darlington memory is...
Hanging out with friends in the breezeway
Last book I read for fun was....
Beach or Mountains?
E-book or Hardcover?
Four people I'd like to take to coffee...
My momma and three grandparents
The best advice I ever received was...
"People will not judge you by how far you fall, they will judge you on how you get up" Ray Dempsey
My hobby is...
G (my daughter) Hunting, Fishing
Cats or dogs?
My favorite saying is...
Grab it and Growl
What I like most about Darlington is...