Valwood in the News

Valwood Crowns Homecoming queen, king

September 23, 2022

HAHIRA – Charis Eager, daughter of John and Carrie Eager, is the 2022 Valwood Homecoming Queen. Hayes Perry, son of Cavan and Dana Perry, is the 2022 Homecoming King. The 2022 homecoming court included Eli Pay, Hayes Perry, Coleman Yates, Charis Eager, Kaytibeth Music, Mary Schroer (seniors); Caylee Collins, Bella [...]

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Valwood Students to attend Law Academy

September 16, 2022

HAHIRA – Valwood students Thomas Griner and Hannah Ward will travel to Atlanta in early October to attend an intensive, four-day law academy conducted by the State Bar of Georgia. Griner, a junior, is entering his third year as a member of the Valwood Mock Trial team, school officials said [...]

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Valwood to induct Athletic Hall of Fame class

August 25, 2022

HAHIRA – Valwood School will host an induction ceremony and dinner for the 2022 class of the Valwood School Athletic Hall of Fame Sept. 15 in Godwin-Holmes Arts Center. "The event will recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of athletes and supporters who represent excellence in sportsmanship, leadership, courage and teamwork," [...]

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Valwood tennis star Burns signs with Mercer

April 29, 2022

Fresh off of leading the Valwood boys tennis team to the state semifinals, senior Howell Burns had plenty of options to consider but not many for tennis. Having been accepted to Auburn University, Clemson University, Louisiana State University, the University of Mississippi and the University of Tennessee, Valwood's No. 1 [...]

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Turning Heel: Valwood’s Pettigrew signs with UNC

April 28, 2022

For Noah Pettigrew, a long, winding journey finally brought him down Tobacco Road. The Valwood two-sport athlete and 2019 GHSA Class 6A state champion wrestler signed a letter of intent with the University of North Carolina Wednesday morning. "North Carolina has always been my dream school," Pettigrew said. "This means [...]

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Valwood student sings for Kemp

April 27, 2022

A Valwood School student performed a country song for Gov. Brian Kemp during a recent visit. Valwood eighth grader Jed Respess was asked to perform Johnny Cash's 'Ragged Old Flag' recently at an event for Kemp, school officials said in a statement. Respess' first performance of 'Ragged Old Flag' was [...]

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Student to attend Clemson camp

April 26, 2022

Valwood junior Kaytibeth Music will attend Clemson University’s Summer Scholars Vet Camp for rising 10th-12th graders. Students who apply to this selective program must have a weighted grade point average above 3.3, school officials said in a statement. Students who attend the program learn more about animals and animal industries [...]

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Student to attend Senior Engineering Camp

April 25, 2022

Valwood junior Scott Giddens will be attending Auburn University’s competitive Senior Tigers Engineering Camp this summer. "Rising senior, future engineers are provided unique opportunities at this residential camp," school officials said in a statement. During the course of the week, students will explore the different engineering majors while participating in [...]

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Student accepted to UGA business program

April 25, 2022

Valwood sophomore Charley Shenton was accepted into the the Accelerated Business Program. It is a highly selective, pre-collegiate program for exceptional high school rising juniors and seniors that provides an inside track on the various fields of business with a focus on the career paths of the high-demand fields, school officials said [...]

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