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The Legacy of a Leader: Dr. R. Kirk Walker '69

Posted by Robert W on June 09, 2014

 One of the most meaningful traditions at the McCallie School happens during Commencement exercises. As the names of the graduates are read, they receive their diplomas then walk across the stage to shake the hand of the headmaster as he welcomes them into the ‘long blue line of McCallie Men.’

May 18, 2014, marks the final McCallie Commencement for Headmaster R. Kirk Walker ’69 as he sends off the Class of 2014 with the tools to tackle the next stage in their lives, an encouraging word and the promise of a lifetime of brotherhood. He is retiring at the end of this school year.

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