Baylor School’s mission to foster the ability and desire to make a positive difference in the world is supported by a rich academic program that opens the minds of students, preparing them for college and for an ever-changing world. One aspect of how that is done is through co-curricular experiences that require active participation and personal commitment. In the following pages, we share a few examples of programs unique to Baylor – and stories about students who grew as leaders through uniquely personal experiences. (pictured above is Sims Pettway '17)
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When Baylor junior Colette McMahon hits the submit button on her college applications next year, she will be sending something extra to capture the wide-range of her Baylor experiences.
"Not many high school students have the chance to discuss foreign relations in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Room with congressional staffers; not many can discuss medical ethics with the Chief Resident at Walter Reed Medical Center and then extend that conversation to medical ethics during a time of war."
Charlie Weeks graduated in June 2017, but his Baylor education continued long after his last class, thanks to a Baylor Works summer internship with the Georgia Cancer Center (GCC) at Augusta University.
"These kids have so much tragedy in their lives, and they don’t know where to put that anger. I hope when they are faced with a tough situation, they will begin to understand how their feelings and emotions impact their actions, and they will get to that point where they can self-evaluate before they choose to act.”
When Baylor art instructor Heath Montgomery ’99 was asked to meet every day after school with the group of students interested in exploring and honing their problem-solving skills in engineering, design, and robotics, it made perfect sense to him.
“The students saw things, like the pink sand beaches, that were different from what they had imagined after reading about them. Until you see something, you can only think about what it will look like.”
The drive through the historic Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va., winds through 135 acres of stately trees that shade the graves of U.S. presidents James Monroe and John Tyler, six Virginia governors, two Supreme Court justices, myriad Civil War generals and soldiers, and many notable Virginia natives, including the final resting place of Professor John Roy Baylor and his immediate family.
Scott Wilson ’75 led members of the Scotty Probasco family and the Baylor board of trustees in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the school’s new academic center on Sept. 20. The new building is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018.
Baylor senior Teddy Lepcio organized a Veterans Day panel in November.
Baylor’s cutting-edge website has added yet another feature to enhance the message for prospective and current students.
A new spirit store has opened in the Student Center, featuring a trendy mix of merchandise and assistance from the Baylor Parent Alliance.
Catch up on Baylor's Fine Arts and other student and faculty news.
Two Baylor teams won state championships this fall, five Baylor alums are making their marks in professional golf, and four Baylor athletes competed on world stages.
After graduating from the University of North Carolina with a degree in journalism and Spanish, Keely Stockett Hungate ’05 would first explore other career paths before working as a creative lead at 26 Tools, an independent brand consultancy based in Chattanooga.
Baylor honored 14 members of the school community during the Headmaster’s Awards and Memorial Chapel Service on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, as part of the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities.
History instructor and varsity crew coach Greg Maynard, (center) was selected as the winner of the 2017 Conrow Miller Award.
Baylor's Alumni Weekend featured no less than a dozen class reunions. Enjoy these photos...
From the "Big Apple" to the "Big D," Baylor Leads to You...Check out these photos of Baylor alumni events.
As all of us at Baylor look to the future, we do so with confidence and gratitude for Dr. Baylor’s vision, which has guided us for 124 years.
Our days spent talking about the produce sold in the Roman Forum and the vividness with which she described – and often acted out – the gore of the gladiators, still colored my experience while walking around the Roman Forum itself many years later as a college student studying abroad.
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Jaime Melton ’94
Scott Wilson ’75
President and Headmaster
Scott Wilson ’75
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Chris Crimmins '80
President, Alumni Board
Ben Fischer '85
Chair, Parent Alliance