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2018 McCallie Dr Pepper TEN Classic Details

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on January 30, 2018

large_news984204_925318.jpgThe third annual McCallie-Dr Pepper TEN Classic basketball event is February 2 and 3. McCallie is hosting another exciting weekend of prep basketball. The past two years have showcased high-level high school basketball as well as an inspirational guest speaker at the kickoff luncheon.

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Topics: McCallie School, Athletics, basketball, Dr Pepper Ten Classic

Fall 2017 Honor Roll students announced

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on January 23, 2018

Fall17HonorRolls.pngStudents in the Upper and Middle schools have been honored on the school's three honor rolls for their hard work during the Fall Semester of the 2017-18 school year.

Three separate lists of names -- the Headmaster's List, the Honor Roll and the Faculty Recognition List -- combine to acknowledge those boys who have achieved high grades or have impressed their teachers with their consistent and outstanding efforts, sometimes both:

    • To be named to the Headmaster's List, a student must earn all "A's" for the semester;
    • To be on the Honor Roll, a student must earn an overall 3.5 average or better with no grade lower than a B-; and
    • The Faculty Recognition List recognizes those students who faculty members think deserve special recognition for their academic efforts during the semester.
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Topics: academics, McCallie School, Honor Rolls

McCallie adds state-of-the-art indoor golf center on campus

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on January 18, 2018

A new year is a time for new beginnings, and 2018 marks the beginning of an amazing new space to grow McCallie’s golf program and community outreach.

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Topics: McCallie School, Athletics, golf

Trustee Emeritus Fletcher Bright '49 remembered for success in business, love of music and devotion to McCallie School

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on December 27, 2017

Fletcher Bright ‘49, one of McCallie School’s most loyal sons and a true renaissance man, passed away surrounded by family and friends at his home in Chattanooga on Christmas Day.

Bright was a leader in business, philanthropy and the arts throughout his life. He was a noted real estate developer in Chattanooga for decades at his company Fletcher Bright Company, where he learned the business from his father, 1909 McCallie graduate Gardner Bright.

For all his success in real estate, Fletcher Bright was perhaps most well known as an accomplished bluegrass musician and founding member of the Dismembered Tennesseans, which he started as a student at McCallie with classmates Frank McDonald ‘48, Sammy Joyce ‘48 and Ansley Moses ‘48.

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Topics: Alumni News, McCallie School, music, Arts, Fletcher Bright

Bandy named USTA Tennessee tennis pro of the year

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on December 19, 2017

McCallie assistant tennis coach Meg Bandy has been honored for her dedication to teaching the sport of tennis and helping grow the sport by the Tennessee chapter of the United States Tennis Association.

Bandy was named Tennis Professional of the Year, a prestigious award is given to a tennis professional that demonstrates a significant contribution to the game of tennis through the promotion of USTA programs and support of the USTA Mission.

Bandy was honored by the USTA for her work throughout the nation on behalf of the sport of tennis as well as her work coaching the Blue Tornado tennis program.

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Topics: McCallie School, Athletics, tennis

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