Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Episode 106: A Chat with Deana Perry ('02)
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Episode 106: A Chat with Deana Perry (’02)

April 20, 2023 | 213 views

Welcome to Episode 106 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this episode, Director of Alumni Relations Vicki Vincent chats with Deana Perry ('02) about her Darlington experience, her career and educational journey and her recent appointment as the first Black judge in Floyd County. 

Vicki Vincent first joined the Advancement Office in 1995. Since then, she has held a variety of different roles including class agent officer and director of alumni relations. She is responsible for the development and management of alumni programs for Darlington, including the Alumni Council, the Class Agent Program and special events like Alumni Weekend.

Deana Perry ('02) was a seven-year day student from Rome. At Darlington, she was very involved in community service projects. She and her parents also served as a Rome family for an international student for one year. Perry attended Mercer University, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in history. She went on to earn her juris doctorate from Faulkner University. Perry currently serves as an associate justice in the Floyd, Polk and Haralson County Juvenile Courts. Upon her appointment to this position, she became the first Black judge appointed in Floyd County.  

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The Darlington Podcast is a collaboration between the communication and advancement teams, and is hosted by various members of the school community. Episodes are released each Thursday morning and available on most podcast platforms (search for The Darlington Podcast in your podcast player). Once new episodes are posted, you'll also be able to find them at www.darlingtonschool.org/podcast. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so that you'll get the latest episode each week! 

The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Andrew Beckman, middle grades science teacher, lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Chastain, content manager. 

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