Micah (Class of 2012) and Noah (Class of 2018) Weaver recently reunited in Columbus, Georgia at Fort Benning Family Day.  Noah just graduated from Basic Training and will leave for 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT).  He is in the Signal Corps and his Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) is Programming satellite communication systems. He and Micah are in the same drill unit (United States Army National Guard Reserves) and are slated to be deployed together next summer to Afghanistan/Kuwait/Jordan/Qatar for 9 months. Micah graduated from USC-Upstate in ROTC as a Second Lieutenant and then got hired as a Program Manager at Fluor and is now Database Administrator. He is starting his Masters in Project Management this winter. Thank you for your service, Crusader Alumni!

We LOVE Our Alumni Crusader Athletes! 

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Class of 2018 graduate Lauren Bowers is part of the winning University of South Carolina Volleyball team, shown here in a recent home game against Mississippi State. The Gamecocks are currently leading the SEC with an overall record of 13-1!   2016 graduate Luke Horne recently competed in a meet at the University of North Georgia.  Luke runs Cross Country for Anderson University.

SFCS Alumna Published Author


Caroline Sellars, a 2006 Shannon Forest graduate, was featured at a book signing in downtown Greenville this past summer.  Caroline has published two books; The Oak Tree Prince and Other Fairy Tales and Kore's Field.  

Click on the links below to read more about Caroline Sellars’ books:

The Oak Tree Prince

Other Fairy Tales and Kore's Field

Class of 2014 Graduate Recognized For Sports Marketing

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Class of 2014 graduate, Madison Allen recently received the 2018 Clemson Business College Annual Award for Sports Marketing.  Madison was recognized for superior academic performance and potential for a successful career in Sports Marketing.  She has been accepted into the Vinik Sports and Entertainment dual degree program at the University of South Florida, where she will earn and MBA and MS in Sports and Entertainment Management.  Madison is the daughter of Jimmy and Shanda Allen.

Alumni Panel Discusses The Shannon Experience

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Shannon Forest Upper School faculty attended an alumni panel yesterday, as part of their professional growth and development plan.  Six alumni from graduating classes over last 20 years joined us on campus to talk about their Shannon experience and how it prepared them for college, as well as their careers.  

Visiting alumni included:

Betsy Tanner, Class of 1999 - SC Adoption Attorney
Will Keown, Class of 2005 - Film and Graphic Design Editor
Adam Groblewski, Class of 2006 - Personal Financial Advisor
Caroline (Hopkins) Newton, Class of 2006, Assistant Solicitor,Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office
Adam Long, Class of 2014, senior at Clemson (Electrical Engineering)
Katelyn Pittman, Class of 2015, junior at Anderson (Elementary Education)


Graduate Returns To Teach ASL

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Class of 2016 graduate, Cassidy Van Houten returned to Shannon to teach choir students American Sign Language (ASL) for the song "Will You Teach Me?" by Alan Pote. Cassidy is majoring in ASL at Gardner Webb University.


Class of 2006 Alumna Returns To Address Law and Order Class


Class of 2006 alumna Caroline Hopkins returned to Shannon Forest to speak to Alvin Sell’s Law and Order Silva-mester class today!  A graduate of Presbyterian College and the Charleston School of Law, she is an assistant solicitor with the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office.


Shannon Forest Adds Two New Lawyers To Its Alumni!

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Andrew Heitman (’08) and Annah Woodward (’07) recently graduated from Charleston School of Law. Both students were very involved during their time in the program.  Annah served as the President of the Student Bar Association and Andrew was Executive Editor for Resolve (a mediation journal) and was a member of the Honor Council. Congratulations to both of our former Crusaders!


Shannon Forest Alumna and Staff Member Recognized at Artisphere

Our own Brooke Seppala Ring, member of the Class of 2008 was recently named the winner of Artisphere’s Artist of the Upstate - Juried Exhibition Crowd Favorite Contest!  Mrs. Ring’s art was selected from over 191 pieces to be one of the 69 that was displayed at the Artisphere exhibition.  The public was asked to cast their votes for their favorite artist through Facebook during the weeks leading up to the opening reception held on Friday, May 8.  Mrs. Ring will be profiled in her own feature in an upcoming issue of the Greenville Journal.