Darlington School: Meet the Alumni Council: Lou Dempsey ('87, LD '17)
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Meet the Alumni Council: Lou Dempsey (’87, LD ’17)

Vicki Vincent | March 25, 2020 | 162 views

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? 

Rome, Ga.

How long have you served on the Alumni Council? 

2 years

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?

Country

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?

"Apocalypse Now"

My favorite trip was...

Virgin Islands

If I could travel anywhere it would be....

Australia

My favorite Darlington memory is...

Hanging out with friends in the breezeway

Last book I read for fun was....

"Energy Bus"

Beach or Mountains?

Beach

E-book or Hardcover?

E-book

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?

Dogs

My favorite saying is...

Grab it and Growl

What I like most about Darlington is... 

The Community