HERITAGE ACADEMY

Across the state, Hilton Head Island’s Heritage Academy is renowned for the quality of its curriculum and the world-class capabilities of its educators. And on March 8, all of those educators were rooting for one of their own. As a finalist for South Carolina Independent Schools Association’s Teacher of the Year, Laurie Biggs had her final interview that day to determine whether she takes the title. By all accounts, she crushed it.

ENLITEN SALON 

While it might be her name up there, Rachel Mayoh wants to make it clear that there’s more to Enliten Salon than just the expertise she has amassed over 30 years of styling hair.

Since 1993, Sunset Rentals has provided owners and guests alike with amazing experiences. Helping set that standard are the leading ladies of Sunset Rentals.

General Manager, Annie Ferguson, brings more than 15 years of experience in the vacation rental industry to her role and provides leadership to encourage a high level of service. Suzanne Natoli, a longtime local, serves as Business Development Manager.

South Carolina Yacht Club has set itself apart as a premiere, boutique club that provides opportunities for the entire family to socialize and make new, life-long friends. Its leading ladies, seen here, play a large role in creating that atmosphere.

1. THE LANDWORKS GROUP NAMES NEW PRESIDENT 

Shannon Boyles has been named president of The Landworks Group. A Hilton Head Island local, Boyles has more than 16 years of experience in the landscape industry. He previously held the position of sales and estimating at the Landworks Group.

HHIPC Pianist Illia Ovcharenko performs in support of his home country

BY VICKIE MCINTYRE | PHOTOS COURTESY THE FRENCH GUY STUDIO

The war in Ukraine seemed closer to home last month when 20-year-old Illia Ovcharenko, a native of Chernihiv, in northern Ukraine and only 110 miles from the Russian border, arrived for the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition.

His host family, Van and Lauren Schwiebert of Hilton Head Plantation, wanted to welcome and support him. Apparently, their neighbors did too.

AMERICA’S BOATING CLUB HILTON HEAD, DAUFUSKIE ISLAND GULLAH HERITAGE SOCIETY PARTNER TO RESTORE GULLAH SITES

BY HILTON HEAD MONTHLY | PHOTOS SUPPLIED

America’s Boating Club Hilton Head has partnered with the Daufuskie Island Gullah Heritage Society to assist in the cleanup and restoration of Gullah historical sites on Daufuskie Island.

There are five Gullah cemeteries and multiple Gullah historic home sites on Daufuskie that need substantial amounts of work.

HHSO HOSTING ESTEEMED INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

BY AMY COYNE BREDESON | PHOTOS SUPPLIED 

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra will host its 27th year of the Hilton Head International Piano Competition this month.

The prestigious piano competition features a three-year rotation of events — an adult competition for pianists 18–30 years old one year, a young artist competition for pianists 13-17 years old the next year, and the third year a festival showcasing past competition winners and other acclaimed pianists.