Our Leaders


Welcome, from the Head of School

"I love my school."

It's one of my very favorite things to hear, and at Spartanburg Day School, I am privileged to hear it often. Why? Because each student is cared for and known. There's a genuine and infectious love of learning here – something you're sure to discover as you click through this website.

Our shared goal in this community is for each student to realize his or her potential. This purpose is brought to life daily by our exceptional faculty. These talented and experienced teachers create an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect that celebrates individuality, cultivates curiosity and builds skills.

Our approach balances a strong academic program with excellence in the arts, athletics, service and extracurriculars, forming well-rounded students. From the early learners to the senior class, our students are on an educational journey as it is meant to be: student-focused, full of passion and in the company of others who aspire to be the best version of themselves.

Sincerely,

Rachel S. Deems
Head of School

Learn more about Mrs. Deems



Board of Trustees

Ned Page - president
Charlotte Verreault - vice president
Susan Bridges - treasurer
Sarah Hunt-Barron - secretary
Billy Webster - past president
Fred Dent - trustee emeritus
Elaine Freeman - trustee emerita
Dick Pennell - trustee emeritus
Andrew Babb - sustaining
Vic Bailey, III - sustaining
Rick Dent '65 - sustaining
Alex Evins '76 - sustaining
Alice Dawson - 2021
David Johnson - 2021
Jaime Wall - 2021
Justin Converse '92 - 2020
Chris Crowley '75 - 2020
Barney Gosnell - 2020
Edward Hannah - 2020
Marjorie Boafo Appiah - 2019
Scott Montgomery - 2019
Dr. Chuck Morrow, Jr. '85 - 2019
Mark VanGeison - 2019
Laura Stille - Parents' Club
Aaron Frost '09 - Alumni Council
Sheila Cash - ex officio
Rachel Deems - ex officio
Mimi Killoren - ex officio