"Tennessee Boarding School Blog"
After 25 years at the helm of Baylor School‘s wrestling program, Jim Morgan is going out with kinds of accolades earned by a great contributor. Morgan sounds like every great teacher; yes, he’s a good teacher but what imparted most to his students seem to be life-lessons and the ‘right’ way to go about doing [...]Read More
A quick post to congratulate The Webb School (Bell Buckle, TN) for turning 140. Last week The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN) noted the celebration year. The interesting factoid of the article, Webb: “…is the oldest continuously operating school of its kind (coed, boarding) in the South.” (DNJ) Webb features several traditions that remain constant [...]Read More
St. Andrews-Sewanee School (Sewanee, TN) offers a great opportunity for highly qualified students considering a boarding school education. Under the Claiborne Scholars program, St. Andrews-Sewanee has available merit scholarships (1/2-1/4 tuition) available to new boarding 9th & 10th grade students. Qualifying students are chosen on the basis of “a strong academic record and exhibit leadership [...]Read More
In “Boarding School Has Benefits for College-Bound” writer Katherine Proctor spoke with alumni and administrators about the how boarding experience prepared students for collegiate life. University of Tennessee at Knoxville freshman Christine Waite said her days as a boarder at the Baylor School helped her adjust to college. ‘After boarding at Baylor, I had no [...]Read More