Alumni Weekend 2023 | September 22-23

Make plans to join us for Stratford Alumni Weekend 2023! All alumni are invited to join us for a weekend of catching up with fellow alumni, honoring our own, and special events just for our alumni Eagles. 

We have some new events this year to round out our weekend of celebrating Stratford alumni. First, we are launching our inaugural “Back to School” lecture series featuring programs presented by two of your favorite long-time Stratford faculty members, Mr. Mike Kelley and Mr. Andy Lawson. Also, we are excited to have Stebin Horne ’93 and KUDU Grills prepare some savory treats for our Alumni Weekend Picnic. Many of our reunion-year classes are also hosting events for their classes during the weekend. The schedule below outlines this year’s events.

10 AM Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Induction Ceremony | Grady Gym
Honorees: Johnny Peterson ’81, Eric Hefner ’83, Jerry Shepherd ’88, Lindsey Pharr Moriarty ’03, 2005 and 2006 Girls Basketball Teams

1-2 PM “Back to School” Lecture Series | Location: Jett Science Center, Dorogy Room
Mike Kelley: Stratford Past, Present, and Future

6-7 PM Alumni Weekend Picnic | Maurice Barnett Golf Pavilion
All alumni and their families are invited to join us for a picnic supper, which includes hamburgers, hot dogs, and grill items from Stebin Horne '93 and KUDU Grills. Picnic festivities include spirit tattoos by the Stratford cheerleaders, visit by the Eagle mascot, inflatables, corn hole games provided by the Corn Hole Club, music, and more. 


ALUMNI VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you are interested in helping staff the Alumni Weekend Picnic, please email Alumni Director Kathleen Medlin. Time is 5:45-7:15 p.m.

7:30 PM Stratford v. Brookstone Homecoming Football Game | Cantrell Stadium
Alumni and their immediate family receive complimentary admission.


9-10 AM “Back to School” Lecture Series | Location: Jett Science Center, Dorogy Room
Andy Lawson: Macon’s First 100 Years

10:30 AM Campus Tour | Meet in Parker Buzzell Gallery (Main Lobby)
Join us for a one-hour walking tour of the Stratford campus and facilities. 

EVENING Class Reunion Parties
To learn more about this year’s reunion parties, please click here. 

Alumni Honored

Congratulations to our 2023 inductees
who will be recognized at a ceremony
on September 22, 2023.

Johnny Peterson ’81
Eric Hefner ’83
Jerry Shepherd ’88
Lindsey Pharr Moriarty ’03
2005 and 2006 Girls Basketball Teams


Each year Stratford recognizes two alumni at commencement. If you know an alumnus(a) deserving of recognition, please consider nominating them for our Distinguished Alumni Award or the Alumni Service Award.

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Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle

Since the first class of thirteen students graduated in 1962, Stratford Academy's alumni have always been a source of pride for our school. Today, more than 4000 Stratford graduates live in 46 states across the U.S. and in 17 countries abroad.

Alumni are invited and encouraged to stay in touch with faculty and staff members at the school. Numerous avenues exist for sharing news and visiting with fellow alums, including:

  • Annual Alumni Weekend
  • Class Reunions
  • Stratford Magazine - a publication for Stratford alumni, parents, grandparents, parents of alumni and friends
  • Alumni Online Community
  • Facebook Stratford Academy Alumni Group, Class-Specific Alumni Pages and Stratford Academy Fan Page
  • "Stratford Academy Alumni" on LinkedIn
  • stratfordeagles on Twitter
  • stratfordacademy on Instagram

For more information on Stratford alumni news and events, contact the Office of Alumni at or (478)477-8073.

Stratford on the Road

Don't be surprised if you hear that Stratford is coming to town. Throughout the year, the Alumni Office will schedule Alumni Gatherings in varying cities across the U.S. We have visited alumni in New Manhattan, Nashville, Miami, Washington DC area, Charleston, SC, Atlanta, Birmingham, AL, Savannah, Bluffton SC, Athens, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego and St. Simons Island. Contact Kathleen Medlin, Alumni Director, at 478-477-8073 ext. 210 or at if you are interested in hosting a Stratford Alumni Gathering in your town.


Like most schools, Stratford Academy hosts Class Reunions on a five-year rotating schedule. Typically, the senior class president or an appointed representative will coordinate the reunion activities. 

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Kathleen Medlin - Head of Advancement

Contact Us

Office of Alumni
Kathleen Cook Medlin '88
Tel: 478-477-8073 ext. 210

Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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