Meet our Head of School
Blair Lowry has 23 years of leadership and teaching experience across multiple divisions of both single-sex and co-educational independent schools. The daughter of a retired Air Force officer and a former Head of School, she lived in the United States and abroad as a child, with family roots in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Latin American Studies from the University of Alabama, and an M.A. in Political Economics from the University of Hull, in Kingston upon Hull, England.
Ms. Lowry has served as the Assistant Head of School and Provost at Hockaday since 2015. In that role, she has had extensive operational experience, including responsibility for academic programming and faculty recruitment, hiring, and development in grades preK-12. Prior to Hockaday, Ms. Lowry served for eight years as Head of the Middle School at the Hammond School in South Carolina. She was History Department Chair and taught history and economics in the Middle and Upper schools at All Saints' Academy in Florida. She began her career as an Upper School Economics and History teacher at St. Andrew's Episcopal School and The Ransom School in South Florida.
Ms. Lowry has two children - Grace, a sophomore at The Theatre School of DePaul University in Chicago, and William, who attends Brookhaven College in Dallas.