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Preparatory Academies and Vanderbilt University

Headmasters

1905-1945 James Park McCallie
1905-1949 Spencer J. McCallie
1949-1951 William L. Pressley
1949-1965 Robert L. McCallie
1949-1974 Spencer McCallie, Jr.
1974-1999 Spencer McCallie, III
1999-present Robert K. Walker, Jr.

Notable Graduates

  • Pat Robertson, prominent Christian evangelist and founder of the Christian Broadcast Network
  • Ted Turner, media tycoon
  • Jon Meacham, managing editor of Newsweek
  • Howard Baker, Jr., former Tennessee senator, chief of staff for Ronald Reagan’s White House, ambassador to Japan under George W. Bush
  • Ralph McGill, editor of the Atlanta Constitution