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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.

... about Three Prep athletes to sign National Letters of Intent!

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.


... about Lee J. Wilwerding to speak on Veteran's Day

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.

... about Fourteen students inducted into Prep's National Honor Society

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

Trustee Honors

Ella Faessler

Haylee Hopman

Annie Palumbo-Alkire

Gracie Palumbo-Alkire

Jared Reuben

Headmaster Honors

Avery Brothers

Beckett Jones

Kaylee Zhu

Faculty Honors

Camila Burnett

Ivannia Cardenas

Ella Clark

Magnus Ferreira

Elizabeth Lofye

Savie Seebald

Yidong (William) Wang

Anthony Zayneh

10th Grade Honors List

Trustee Honors

Bailey Sullivan

Headmaster Honors

Amity Perry

Aidan Potter

Olivia Schmitt

Isabelle Tomita

Zijian (Michael) Zhang

Faculty Honors

Michael Calamari

Maia Mureseanu

Chi (Charlie) Zhang

11th Grade Honors List

Trustee Honors

Kierstin Clark

Brittany Hanna

Caitlin Heidel

Mackenzie Joyner

Felipe Mendoza

Daiven Sharma

Rachel Stratton

Scout Yokley

Headmaster Honors

Heath Dutcher

Madison Frank

Chloe Johnson

Stone McDonald

Faculty Honors

Arthur Gilpin

Winslow Huth

Vaibhav Kaila

Thomas Lamb

Robert Ligon

Rachata (Jump) Winwon

12th Grade Honors List

Trustee Honors

Jack Braun

Sallie Collins

Ryan Dailey

Benjamin Eisinger

Abigail Freed

Griffin Jones

Olivia Light

Natalie Middleton

Frank Milbourn V

Benjamin Pellicci
Elizabeth Rankin

Holland Traver

Headmaster Honors

Drew Askeland

Matthew Barnett

Courtney Doyle

Ao (Adam) Guo

Camden Kreide

Justin Stone

Faculty Honors

Logan Blair

Andrew Choi

Andrew Eldridge

Justin Perez

... about Upper School First Quarter Honor Roll!

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

Trustee Honors

Ella Boorom

Katherine Eberly

Sophia Haroutunian

Lexi Kline

Shelby Kline

Cade Kriscunas

Addison Luckasevic

Colin Paris

Aden Parsick

John Platt

Headmaster Honors

Anna Armistead

Luke Eanes

Ransom Edwards

Tommy Fernandez

AJ Franseen

Finn Gregory

Agnes Gross

Bella Johnson

Teah Phillips

Elise Sullivan

Nia Taylor

Faculty Honors

Isabelle Bauer

Dew Harrington


7th Grade Honors List

Trustee Honors

Emily Brothers

Elizabeth Eisinger

Danny Fernandez

Kylie Foley

Tripp Hedden

Mini Kidd

Anabella Platt

Dora Prud'homme

Olivia Renaud

Kenko Vician-Flechler

Headmaster Honors

Jason Britschge

JP Carr

Brendan Coughlin

Thomas Dowe

Bridget Heidel

Grace Henderson

Maria Herrmann

Anna Kate Hughey

Gabi Klempner

Nick Marotta

Jackson McNulty

Patrick Mihai

Juan Andres Millan

Elly Robinson

Marianna Turturro

Pali Vician-Flechler

Menna Yoseph

Faculty Honors

Wynn Alsko

CJ Patane

Austin Potter

Morgan Woodson


8th Grade Honors List

Trustee Honors

Nate Abrams

John Berrigan

Noah Gregory

Trey Middleton

Emersyn Novach

Kendyl Novach

Sophia Paris

Molly Rankin

Jackie Sullivan

Hayes Wilkinson

Headmaster Honors

Gunnar Bonomo

Thomas Dowling

Thomas Ford

Torin Hrobar

Dhaya Johal

Chloe Marko

Gunnar Ternstrom

Anna Walling

Faculty Honors

William Barney

Grace Dorion

Payce Gartner

Harry Hannah

Drew Rukavina

Daniel Zelaya

... about Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll!


Hilton Head Preparatory School's Festival of Trees (FOT's) is one of Hilton Head Island's largest holiday-themed festivals, running from November 15, 2018 through December 2, 2018. Over 1,000 people attend this event each year. The 2018 Festival of Trees will once again be held at the Sonesta Resort, located at 130 Shipyard Drive, in Shipyard Plantation. The trees, a spectacular display of beautifully and creatively-themed Christmas trees in all sizes and colors, are sponsored and decorated by local organizations, businesses, and individuals. Themes range from the traditional to the whimsical to the humorous. In addition to the trees, we will feature wreaths and centerpieces. During the festival, all trees and wreaths will be on display in the spacious Sonesta lobby. During the 17-day display, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the trees with all proceeds to benefit the Hilton Head Preparatory School Tuition Assistance Program for local students. There will also be local performances and visits from Santa Claus during the event. Please call Leslie Hart, Director of the Annual Fund and Events at 843-715-8536 or lhart@hhprep.org for more information, and for the schedule of events during FOT.

... about 2018 Festival of Trees!