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


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. 

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.  Tables can also be purchased for underneath the Tradd Woods Pavilion.  These can be dedicated in memory/honor of our alumni.  Price for these tables is $1000.00.  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 or for more information, please call the front office at 726-3673 or contact us at

3rd Annual Spring Gala


"Touch of the Lowcountry," THA's 4th Annual Spring Gala will be held Saturday, April 18, 7-11 pm, at the Jasper County Farmers Market in Ridgeland.  The Gala will feature entertainment by two local favorites, The Nautical Wheelers and Harry Santana, as well as food, drinks, silent and live auctions with hundreds of items.  This event allows alumni, parents, and members of the community to reconnect with old friends, learn about exciting things happening at THA, and help raise money for our alma mater!  Over the past three years, the Gala has raised over $50,000 and provided students and teachers with wi-fi, laptops, projectors, and improvements to the library.  Thank you for your donations and help in making THA great! 

Ticket price for the event is $10.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres, non-alcoholic beverages, entertainment is included in ticket price.  Bracelets for beer/wine can be purchased for an additional $10 at the event.  We also have a limited number of VIP tables, with seating for 8, that can be purchased for $150.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting the link below or by calling the THA main office at (843) 726-3673.  

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