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Preparatory Academies and Vanderbilt University

Headmasters

1870-1926 W.R. “Old Sawney” Webb, Sr.
1874-1916 John M. Webb, Co-Principal
1926-1953 W.R. “Son Will” Webb, Co-Principal
1953-1959 G. Webb Follin, Sr., Co-Principal
1959-1963 John Lewis Morgan, Principal
1963-1970 Henry O. Whiteside, Sr., Principal
1970-1973 Kenneth F. Stuckey, Principal
1973-1978 Gary M. Jones, President
1977-1989 Jackson E. Heffner, Headmaster
1989-2005 A. Jon Frere, Headmaster
2005-2009 Albert R. Cauz, Head of School
2009-2010 Gordon E. Bondurant, Interim Head of School
2010-present Ray Broadhead, Head of School

Notable Graduates

  • Vermont C. Royster, editor, Wall Street Journal, Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Jac Chambliss, poet
  • Prentice Cooper, former Tennessee governor
  • Wayne M. Rogers, television actor (M*A*S*H)