Hilton Head Preparatory School's
Jubilee and Distinguished Citizens Dinner
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Sea Pines Country Club
30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island
Chaired by Prep parent Mrs. Mary Calamari and past Prep parent Mr. Dennis Puckey
It is with great pleasure we invite you to participate in Hilton Head Preparatory School's Jubilee and Distinguished Citizens Dinner. This event will be held at the Sea Pines Country Club and will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2019. For more information about the 2019 Jubilee and Distinguished Citizens Dinner, please contact Leslie Hart, Director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at 843-715-8536 or email@example.com. Special opportunities exist including completely tax-deductible dinner, décor, music, and invitation underwriting, congratulatory ad journal advertisements, and VIP tables.
Announcing our 2019 Honorees:
Dr. Michael W. Bassett, '92 was chosen to receive the alumni award as a committed alumnus who has made significant contributions to Hilton Head Prep and the greater society while attending Prep and continuing post-graduation.
Miss Jaunell Murphy, '00, Mr. Nicholas U. Murphy II, '98, and Mr. Niles U. Murphy, '06 were chosen to receive the Athletic Awards as alumni who performed with excellence and lettered in varsity sports while at Prep.
Prep faculty member, Mrs. Peg Hamilton, was chosen to receive the Educator Award by demonstrating exceptional leadership, commitment, character, and achievement during her tenure at Prep and significantly contributing to the quality of education at Prep inspiring hundreds of students.
Mr. James S. MacLeod was chosen to receive the Leader/Friend of Prep for his dedication to advance the ideals, mission, vision, and traditions of Prep while also greatly contributing to the school in a philanthropic manner while advancing Prep's mission.
Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Barker were chosen to receive the Parent Volunteer award as dedicated past Prep parents who were involved with many school committees and activities, and who significantly contributed to the quality of the Prep community as loyal and devoted supporters and volunteers of Prep activities.
Mrs. Nicole A. Seitz, '90 was chosen to receive the Arts Award as an alumna who performed with excellence in the arts while at Prep and continuing post-graduation.
WHO: Hilton Head Preparatory School
WHAT: Athletic signings
WHEN: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:45 am
WHERE: Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. Field House on Hilton Head Prep campus
Sea Pines Plantation
8 Fox Grape Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
DETAILS: Three outstanding Hilton Head Prep athletes will be officially signing National Letters of Intent to play sports at the college level next year.
Ali DeSpain – Tennis – Clemson University
Hunter Hopman – Lacrosse – Palm Beach Atlantic
Scott Sculley – Tennis – University of Wisconsin – Madison
Please call Bethany Wilkinson should you have any questions or like to attend our celebration -- 843.715.8508.
Hilton Head Preparatory School is pleased to announce Lee J. Wilwerding as their Veteran's Day speaker on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:45 am on Prep's campus.
Lee J. Wilwerding, President – World Affairs Council – Hilton Head
Board of Directors President Lee Wilwerding graduated from college with a B.A. in History and a commission as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. His four years of active military service included serving in/commanding Postal units in Germany followed by a tour in Vietnam as a General Staff Officer in the 101st Airborne Division.
Released from active duty, he spent the next 40 years as a Practitioner and/or Consultant in Logistics/Supply Chain Management with Dayton-Hudson Corp (now Target), Ernst & Young Consulting, Fingerhut, Wal-Mart Logistics and i2 Technologies a Supply Chain Software provider. His experiences ranged from managing truck fleets, building 1M square foot Fulfillment Centers and a 300,000 square foot Data Center, managing a corporate facilities portfolio of 7+M square feet, designing fulfillment networks for .com companies and designing/implementing inventory management software systems in the U.S. and Europe across diverse industries ranging from semi-conductors, tires, general retail, industrial threads and cell phones.
Concurrent with work in the real world Lee continued his military career in the Army Reserve an additional 24 years, with 17 years in various troop units in Minnesota, culminating with assignment as Chief of Staff of a 4500 soldier Infantry Brigade and then moving to the Pentagon for 7 years on the Army's General Staff retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Lee & Ruth started on HHI as time-share owners in 1985, progressed to property owners in 1998, and after retiring, in 2009 to residents in 2010.
Family and friends joined students and faculty for a special candle lighting ceremony on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, to induct fourteen new members into Hilton Head Prep's National Honor Society. New members include Michael Anthony Calamari, Ryan Dailey, Alicia Ward DeSpain, Madison Elizabeth Frank, Caitlin Rose Heidel, Luke Andrew Herman, Winslow Huth, Coral Grace Lemasters, Yujiao Emily Liu, Maia Nicole Mureseanu, Thor Michael Pullon, Bailey Ann Sullivan, Holland Erin Traver, and Annie Zhu. Congratulations to all!
To be considered for membership in the Hilton Head Preparatory Chapter of the National Honor Society, a student must have been enrolled at Prep for the prior school year (there is an exception for students that are new to Prep during their Senior year) and must have maintained a grade point average of at least 4.25 for the previous school year. In addition, a student cannot have had any disciplinary or honor code infractions for the previous school year (through the induction date) or be on honor probation.
Once inducted, NHS students must maintain a GPA of at least 4.25 which will be checked at the end of each semester. Prep National Honor Society members also must complete additional school service (above the ten hours required by Prep) in the form of academic tutoring in order to maintain their membership.
November's lunch menu is out! Click on our parent portal to view and print!
Congratulations to the following Hilton Head Preparatory School upper school students for their outstanding academic performance during the first quarter of the school year.
Performance for the Quarter/Semester, including examinations, is recognized in the following categories:
Trustee Honors Quarter/Semester GPA: 4.75 and above
Headmaster Honors Quarter/Semester GPA: 4.5 to 4.74
Faculty Honors Quarter/Semester GPA: 4.25 to 4.49
Honor Roll is calculated using the SC Uniform Grading Policy (which is weighted).
9th Grade Honors List
Yidong (William) Wang
10th Grade Honors List
Zijian (Michael) Zhang
Chi (Charlie) Zhang
11th Grade Honors List
Rachata (Jump) Winwon
12th Grade Honors List
Frank Milbourn V
Ao (Adam) Guo
Congratulations to the following Hilton Head Preparatory School middle school students for their outstanding academic performance during the first quarter of the school year.
Performance for the quarter/semester, including examinations, is recognized in the following categories:
Trustee Honors All course grades 90% or above
Headmaster Honors Course grades average 90% or above with no grade below 80
Faculty Honors All course grades 80% or above
6th Grade Honors List
7th Grade Honors List
Anna Kate Hughey
Juan Andres Millan
8th Grade Honors List
Be sure to RSVP for this special event for our lower school students!
Join us on Wednesday, December 19th at 8:30 am in the Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. Field House!
Save the date for Prep's 2019 Jubilee & Distinguished Citizens Awards Dinner!