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2021

  • April

    Podcast: Tiffani Thomas on the Importance of Tiny, Inspiring Moments

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community Podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Tiffani Thomas, who teaches middle school art and upper school journalism and serves as the faculty advisor for the award-winning Davidson Day School yearbook. 

    Tiffani is a fabulous, creative artist with an amazing story and inspiring perspective on teaching, the cycles of life, and the importance of tiny moments.  
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  • March

    Podcast: Randy Baker on Entrepreneurship

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community Podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Randy Baker.  Randy, a parent of current Patriot Cameron ‘22 and Patriot alumnus Charli ‘15, grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, where he attended local public schools and began his working career by working in a tobacco field during the summers.  Now, Randy is the founder and CEO of MedCall Advisors, a tele-emergency medical provider that delivers immediate interventions for acute medical events including injury and illness, which also pivoted, innovated, and adapted to provide critical services to employers relating to COVID-19 at the outset of the global pandemic. 

    Beyond his role as a parent and CEO and founder of a company, Randy serves on the Advisory Board for a local nonprofit working to reduce situational homelessness and serves on the Davidson Day Health Advisory Board.
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  • Podcast: Tia Hill & Caitlin Barndt on What Colleges (Really) Want

    In the latest episode of the Davidson Day Community Podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Tia Hill and Caitlin Barndt, who together comprise the Davidson Day College Counseling Office.

    Tia Hill is our Director of College Counseling, and Caitlin Barndt is our College Counseling Associate and Admission Associate, and in this conversation they discuss their pathway to their own college selections, working "on the other side of the desk," and the college admission process at Davidson Day.
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  • February

    Podcast: Takila Williams on Perseverance, Purpose, and Service

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community Podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews parent Takila Williams. 

    Takila shares how perseverance and pursuit of purpose-driven goals led to a fulfilling and rewarding dream of winning a professional cheerleading job and how those same principles applied to growing an entrepreneurial and exceptional career in sales, starting in pest control and, later, in pharmaceutical sales.  She also shares actionable tips about the creation of a vision board and an in-depth explanation of how taking a service-oriented approach to sales can yield dividends in employment, parenting, relationships, and nearly any other goal one may have. 

    Today, in addition to being the parent of a Patriot, Takila shares inspirational messages and lessons via an Instagram channel, beyond her accomplished professional career serving customers through selling products that matter.
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  • January

    Podcast: Jessica Thompson on Stress, Worry, and Anxiety

    In the latest episode of the Davidson Day Community Podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews School Counselor Jessica Thompson. Jessica discusses the difference between worry, stress, and anxiety, suggests how parents can help their children navigate normal social pain, and shares actionable tips that parents can take and put into practice this week to cultivate a nurturing, healthy family environment that allows children to foster resilience and navigate periods of high stress.
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