John R. Higgs '61, Vinter and entrepreneur
"My grandfather lived in West Virginia. He had a large family and he wanted his children to have the best education they could. At the time, he thought Hampden-Sydney was-and in my opinion it still is-a good place to get a liberal arts education, so he sent my father and my uncles."
Jonathan Martin '99
"One of the best things about Hampden-Sydney is the demand that you learn how to write, because increasingly people do not know how to do that. . . It was a fantastic launching pad for a career in journalism."
Warren Thompson '81 and Ralph Baker Jr. '87