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Alumni Council

All former students of Hampton Roads Academy shall be members of the Association (non-graduates will become members once their class has graduated). Honorary membership in the Association may be conferred upon others by a three-fourths vote of alumni present and voting at the annual meeting of the Association. 

The purposes of the Alumni Association are:

1. To promote and foster the spirit of fellowship and community among alumni of Hampton Roads Academy.

2. To promote and further the interests of, and interest in, Hampton Roads Academy as an educational institution.

3 To render assistance, advice and service to Hampton Roads Academy whenever needed. Specifically, this includes promoting and supporting annual alumni reunions, assisting in the recruiting of qualified applicants to Hampton Roads Academy, and rendering financial assistance to Hampton Roads Academy through the Annual Fund and other fund-raising projects.

Gray Bowditch `02, Wendy Drucker `76, Trip Ferguson `67, Courtney Elliott Gardner `85, Courtnay Buxton Gilmore `88, Sherri Lascola Gretka `81, Ken Harkavy `63, Will Ouzts `06, Birgit Reese Kingsbury `84, Tasha Young Rose `98, Mark Sarrett `79, John Stout `82.

Meet the Staff

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  • Photo of Rachel Hirsch

    Rachel Hirsch 

    Director of Alumni Relations

Text HRA to 51555 to stay connected!

Alumni Volunteer Opportunities

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  • Serve as a Class Agent

    • Promote friendship and connection to HRA among former classmates
    • Support the Annual Fund through a personal gift and by encouraging alumni support through classmates and friends
    • Attend meetings and alumni phonathons
    • Help plan reunions
    • Collect and submit news for the Navigator class notes
    • Assist Advancement office with maintaining current contact information for class
    • Manage a class Facebook group page and other social media
  • Serve as a member of the Alumni Council

    • Attend three to four meetings a year
    • Support the Annual Fund through a personal gift and by encouraging alumni support through classmates and friends
    • Assist with Homecoming events and all-alumni reunions
    • Organize the alumni soccer game
    • Organize the alumni basketball game
    • Assist with school events (see below)
  • Volunteer at school events

    • Volunteer for a fundraising event (golf tournament, gala, etc.)
    • Volunteer in a classroom
    • Speak to students about your career
    • Offer an HRA student a summer internship
    • Serve as a Trustee of the school (appointed position)
    • Present awards at the Memorial Awards Assembly
    • Attend the Senior transition breakfast to help welcome the newest alumni to the group

Hampton Roads Academy

HRA is accredited through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is a National Blue Ribbon School.