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Blue Ridge School Selects Connor Associates for Strategic Planning and Accreditation Research

Connor Associates Strategic Services is pleased to announce a partnership with Blue Ridge School of St. George, Virginia. The project includes current family and alumni surveys and an external image assessment, research integral to the School’s strategic planning process and in preparation for their Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) accreditation visit.

Blue Ridge School is a private, all-male boarding school for students grades 9-12. It was founded in 1909 by George Pickett Mayo, an Episcopalian clergyman, as the Blue Ridge Industrial School. Located at the edge of Shenandoah National Park in the Appalachian Mountains and serving as experts in how boy learn best, Blue Ridge School has been built upon the values of integrity, civility and a strong work ethic promoting a peer culture of responsibility and obligation to each other.  

Connor Associates is proud to have Blue Ridge School as a client and delighted to be working with Headmaster William “Trip” Darrin and Associate Headmaster for External Affairs D. Franklin Daniels.

Headmaster Darrin notes, “We’re excited to work with Connor Associates on this important project. The surveys and assessment will provide the Board of Trustees and leadership team with valuable input as we set out to construct the next 5-year Strategic Plan.”

Connor Associates Strategic Services, LLC is based in California and has served the market research, planning, and branding needs of over 450 private, charter, and independent schools and colleges in the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia over the past 20 years. For more information on the comprehensive strategic services we offer, please visit our homepage.


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