|John Hampden and Algernon Sidney 1735 |
The founders of the College chose the name Hampden-Sydney to symbolize their devotion to the principles of representative government and full civil and religious freedom
|William Armstrong 1936 |
An accomplished author and educator
|Walter Randolph Chitwood 1968 |
One of the world's leading cardiac surgeons
|Robert Lewis Dabney 1840 |
Dabney was a theologian and an architech.
|William Henry Harrison 1791 |
William Henry Harrison was the first person to run for president of the United States and use marketing techniques like posters.
|Henry William Hoffman 1949 |
Hoffman is one of the most decoarted authors to go to Hampden-Sydney.
|Drew Kennedy '02 and Kagey Parrish '04|
Drew and Kagey are musicians and writers.
|Monroe Leigh 1940 |
Monroe Leigh was a diplomat to the U.S.
|Alphonso O'Neil-White '72 and Maurice Jones '86|
O'Neil-White '72 is president and CEO of HealthNow New York, Inc. Jones '86 is the publisher of the "Virginia-Pilot" in Norfolk, Va.
|John Peter Mettauer 1811 |
Mettauer was a pioneer in medicine and founded the first medical school in Virginia.
|William Spong '41 and Paul Trible '68|
Both United States senators and college presidents
|Robert Porterfield 1928 |
Porterfield started the Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia in Abingdon.
|Warren Thompson '81 and Ralph Baker Jr. '87|
Thompson is chairman and president of Thompson Hospitality. Jones is a director at FTI Consulting in New York City.
|Francis Schaeffer '35 |
Famed theologian Francis Schaeffer was a leading proponent of evangelical Christianity, propounding reason-based defenses of the faith.
|Stephen Colbert '86 and Scott Cooper '92|
Accomplished in show business and writing
|George Bibb 1791 and Sterling Price 1830|
Local Prince Edward County boys went on to public service of the nation
|Leighton Stuart 1896 |
Leighton Stuart was the president of Yenching University in China.