- Cullman, Alabama

February 8, 2013

Nesbitt serves on prefect board at Woodberry Forest School

Woodberry Forest School, Virginia

Woodberry Forest, VA — Mr. R. Wood Nesbitt Jr. is serving in one of the highest leadership positions at Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, Va. Wood, a senior, is a member of the Prefect Board, which is responsible for administering the student-run honor system, one of Woodberry's most important traditions.   

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Nesbitt Sr. of Cullman, Ala.

In addition to introducing new students to the honor system, through which all Woodberry students pledge not to lie, cheat or steal, Wood serves as a mentor to younger students and assists with dormitory supervision.   

Woodberry Forest is a highly selective, independent boarding school in Madison County, Va., for 400 boys in grades 9-12. Now in its 123rd year, Woodberry emphasizes an education based on intellectual thoroughness, moral integrity and good sportsmanship.