The Wyoming Seminary Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Thomas C. Whitworth III has joined the Sem community as the Interim Head of School for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Thomas C. Whitworth III

Mr. Whitworth most recently served as Headmaster of the Darlington School in Rome, Ga., from 2005 to 2014. He was the Founding Headmaster at Flint Hill School in Oakton, Va., from 1989 to 2005. In addition, Mr. Whitworth served as Assistant Headmaster and Academic Dean at St. Stephen’s School in Alexandria, Va.; Headmaster at Frederica Academy, St. Simon’s Island, Ga.; Assistant Headmaster and Upper School Director at Sea Pines Academy, Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Mr. Whitworth began his career in education in Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Va., where he taught high school English and Journalism. He has also taught American Literature and has served as a College Counselor, Athletic Director, and coach for boys and girls basketball and football.

A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., Mr. Whitworth earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He continued his education at The Citadel, Charleston, S.C., where he earned his Masters in Education, Secondary Education and Supervision and English. 

Mr. Whitworth’s related experience includes numerous leadership positions in academic associations. He most recently served on the Darlington School’s Second Century Capital Campaign and South Rome Redevelopment Agency’s Board of Directors.

“We are delighted to have Tom join the Wyoming Seminary community as our Interim Head of School,” said Bill Sordoni, Chairman, Wyoming Seminary Board of Trustees. “Tom’s experience in similar schools will be invaluable while we conduct our search for our next permanent leader.”

He and his wife, Margo, a former elementary school teacher, are excited to join the Sem family. They are the proud parents of three grown children. They also have four grandchildren. 

The Leadership TEAM

The Wyoming Seminary Leadership Team is comprised of eight administrators, who represent the Upper and Lower Schools. The Leadership Team will work closely with Head of School Whitworth and The Board of Trustees' Executive Committee.

The Leadership Team includes: Rachel Bartron, Upper School Dean; Julie Bean, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid; Julie Calabro, Chief Financial Officer; Dr. Kathleen Hanlon, Lower School Dean; Karen Klassner, Director of Athletics; Nathan Kuhl, Director of Technology; Nina Moser, Vice President of Advancement; Jason Sherry, Director of Drama; Jill Snowdon, Director of Communications.

While Thomas C. Whitworth III fills the Interim Head of School position, a full national search is underway to find a permanent Head of School for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond.

Rachel Bartron

Rachel Bartron
Upper School Dean

Julie Bean

Julie Bean
Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Leader of Pandemic Crisis Response Team

Julie Calabro

Julie Calabro, CPA/CGMA
Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Hanlon

Kathleen Hanlon, EdD
Lower School Dean

Karen Klassner

Karen Klassner
Director of Athletics

Nate Kuhl

Nathan Kuhl
Director of Technology

Nina Moser

Nina Moser
Vice President of Advancement

Jason Sherry

Jason Sherry
Director of Drama

Jill Snowdon

Jill Snowdon
Director of Communications