• Hampton Roads Academy
    • Barclay Shepard `87- Alumni Soccer
 Barclay Shepard `87 was honored with the HRA Outstanding Alumni Service Award at Founders' Day on April 20, 2017. Barclay initiated and continues to organize the annual Alumni vs. Varsity soccer games at HRA, thus keeping several alumni involved with each other and the school.

September 22-23
Friday, September 22:

Fall Festival 2:30 p.m. family fun

All-Alumni Tailgate party 5:30 p.m. $20 per person,
pay at door, adults only

Football game 7 p.m.
Alumni March onto field at half-time 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, September 23:

HRA Athletic Hall of Fame Breakfast 9 a.m.
Alumni v. Varsity Soccer Game 11 a.m.
Individual Class Reunions (see below)



Class of 1967
September 22, 5:30 p.m.
meet at HRA for Alumni Tailgate party 
in Commons
Hosts: Trip Ferguson `67 and Greg Hiemenz `67
Class of 1972
September 23, 6 p.m.
Host: Margaret Beck Pritchard `72
6428 Conservancy Rd, Williamsburg

Classes of 1976-1977-1978
September 23, 6 p.m.
Host: Dwight `77 and Barbara West
815 Riverside DR, Newport News

Class of 1987
September 23, 4-7 p.m.
Hosts: Rob Dearnley `87 and Barclay Shepard `87
47 Woodland RD, Poquoson, VA 23662

Class of 1992
Plans are in the works.

Class of 1997
Plans are in the works.

Class of 2007
September 23, 8 p.m.
Tradition Brewing Co. 
700 Thimble Shoals RD, Newport News
food truck on site, beer for sale

**If you'd like to help organize your class reunion,
contact Debbie Tanner 757-884-9113 or dtanne@hra.org
Welcome, HRA Alumni!

Meet the Staff

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  • Mrs.  Deborah (Griffin) Tanner '70 

    Alumni Relations and Event Coordinator

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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

School Information

739 Academy Lane
Newport News, VA 23602
P: (757) 884-9100  |  F: (757) 884-9137
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.