Welcome to the official THA Alumni Association page - A great way to stay connected with old friends and classmates! 



Thomas Heyward Academy has over 1,000 graduates who live across the nation, and even the world.  As the Alumni Association, our goal is for all Alumni to stay connected!  Our website is a resource for you to stay updated on current happenings at THA, read news about your classmates, and even give back to the school we all love!  The Alumni Association strives to continue supporting THA through fundraising and events such as the Spring Gala.  

If you are interested in helping with the Alumni Association in any way, email us at


Congratulations to the Class of 1982 for being the winner of the 2013 Give Your Year competition!  

Fundraising is a vital part of the success of Thomas Heyward Academy.  If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, click on the link below or send a check to the following address.  All donations are greatly appreciated!!!

The kickoff for the 2013-2014 "Give Your Year" Competiton has begun!  To participate, simply make a monetary donation representing your graduation year (example:  Class of 1990 - donate $19.90, $199.00, $1990.00 etc.).  The winning class will be announced at the 2014 Spring Gala.

We are currently raising money to help fund multiple projects in memory of former students and Alumni.  These include the Tradd Woods Pavilion, Justin Baker Baseball Field, and the Tommy Thorne #55 Sports Complex.  To make a donation, checks can be sent to THA, Attn: Alumni Association, 1727 Malphrus Rd., Ridgeland, SC 29936.  Please be sure to specify which fund you would like your donation to be applied.  Tax receipts can be emailed upon request.  To request a tax receipt, please contact us at


Make plans to join us for the 3rd Annual Spring Gala - Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Jasper County Farmer's Market.  This year's Gala will feature local band "Deas Guyz," food, drink, and silent and live auctions with hundreds of items.  This is a great event to reconnect with old friends and help raise money for our alma mater!  All money raised will benefit THA and help provide education and technology enhancements.  Over the past two years, the Gala has raised over $40,000 and provided students and teachers with wi-fi, laptops, projectors, and improvements to the library.  Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.  Optional beer/wine wristbands will be available for an additional $10 at the event.   Click below to purchase tickets or make a donation to the Gala.  Also, don't forget about the "Give Your Year" competition!