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Welcome to the Holy Comforter Episcopal School Alumni page. We are so glad you took the time to visit us. All former HCES students are members of the Holy Comforter Episcopal School Alumni Association. The Association has so much to offer you and as a valued member of the "Holy Comfortable" family, we would love for you to get involved! Whether you are interested in career networking or to simply re-connect, we want to help you reestablish relationships with old friends and meet new ones with whom you already have a meaningful history in common.

Our goal is to stay connected with each of our alumni, so please take some time to share information about yourself by posting Class Notes on this website or emailing us at Updating your information is the best way for the Alumni Association to keep in touch with you and let you know about upcoming Alumni events and activities.

We appreciate your interest in the HCES Alumni Association and we have many ways in which alumni can become involved with the school. If you would like more information about Holy Comforter Episcopal School's Alumni Association, please contact us at or 850-383-1007.

College Matriculation (2013-2015)

American University Tallahassee Community College
Appalachian State University Texas A & M University
Auburn University Texas Christian University
Belmont University Thomas University
Berry College Troy University
Brigham Young University - Idaho University of Alabama
College of Charleston University of Central Florida
Elon College University of Colorado
Emory University University of Georgia
Florida Agriculture and Mechanical School University of Michigan
Florida Atlantic University University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Florida School of the Arts University of Mississippi
Florida Southern College University of North Carolina
Florida State University University of North Florida
Georgia Institute of Technology University of South Carolina
Goucher College University of South Florida
Hamline University University of Tampa
Johns Hopkins University University of Texas at Austin
Mercer University University of Virginia
Methodist University University of West Florida
Montreat College Valdosta State University
Muhlenberg College Wake Forest University
North Carolina State University College of William and Mary
Oglethrope University
Oxford College at Emory University
Princeton University
Queens College
Rollins College
Santa Fe Community College
Sewanee/The University of The South
Southern Methodist University
Stetson University

8th Grade Class of 2011

Holy Comforter's 8th grade class of 2012 graduated from 5 different local high schools (Leon, Lincoln, Chiles, Maclay, and NFC) and 1 from Maryland and 1 from North Carolina. We are so proud of their accomplishments!

    Leon High School has 21 of our graduates: 3 are graduating summa cum laude, 4 magna cum laude; 1 cum laude; 2 with honors and 5 with distinction.

    Lincoln High School has 7 of our graduates: 2 are graduating magna cum laude and 2 are graduating cum laude

    Chiles High School has 6 of our graduates: 1 will graduate with honors and 3 are commended.

   Maclay School has 11 of our graduates; 3 of which will be graduating with honors.

Other Accomplishments Worth Noting

  • Daniel Becker (Maclay) won the Best & Brightest Award in the Technology category. Daniel will graduate from Maclay School with honors and plans to enroll at Georgia Institute of Technology. Elyse Thompson (Leon) won the Best & Brightest Award in the Public Speaking category and will be a summa cum laude graduate. Other Best and Brightest nominees included Angela Groszos (Leon, social science).
  • Judy Jo Shippen will graduate summa cum laude from Leon High School. She is a National Merit Finalist and will be attending the University of Florida on a FULL Academic Scholarship! She plans to major in Chemical Engineering.
  • We have at least six (6!) student athletes signing letters of intent to play their sport in college. Katie Whitworth (Maclay) is a Biletnikoff Scholarship award winner and will run cross country and track for Mercer University. Kirby Allen (Maclay) will play soccer for Oglethorpe University. Elyse Thompson (Leon) and Gabrielle Rancourt (The Asheville School, NC) will both play volleyball at the next level at Emory University and Muhlenberg College respectively. Anna Billings (Leon) and Lillie Kirbo (Chiles) will both compete on the Texas A&M University equestrian team next fall! Although not playing baseball next year, we also wanted to congratulate Ryan Hagen for being named Lincoln High School’s 2016 male scholar athlete of the year. 
  • Daniel Yaakob (Lincoln) will be attending University of North Florida in the fall for Computer Science and Engineering but will also play in the UNF band to continue his interest in music. While at Lincoln, he was the first chair alto saxophone for three years and the section leader for the last two. 

Upcoming Alumni Events

Alumni Legacy Breakfast September 22, 2016
Boil and Blues Lowcountry Homecoming November 4, 2016
21+ Happy Hour December 22, 2016 
High School Alumni Night January 2017, TBA
Class of 2013 Senior Reunion April 24, 2017

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Alumni Involvement

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John Smith
Holy Comforter Episcopal School | 2001 Fleischmann Road | Tallahassee, Florida 32308 | 850-383-1007