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Athletic Hall of Fame

Heather Guyer Garrison

Heather Guyer Garrison

'79


At Rochester:

  • Co-captain of the swimming team in junior and senior years
  • Helped team to perfect (10-0) season in 1975-76
  • Set team and pool records in four individual events, three relays
  • Top 12 finisher in seven events at the New York State Championships in 1976, 1977, 1978
  • Founding member of first University sorority-Delta Zeta
  • Participant of women's lacrosse club
  • Became a New York State certified swimming official in 1978
  • Earned a B.A. in Biology in 1978

Post-Graduate:

  • M.B.A. with honors from Drexel, 1982
  • Earned teaching certificate from Rochester in 1979
  • Coached swimming at East High School while she was studying
  • Taught on high school and collegiate levels, 1979-85
  • Financial Analyst for two separate firms from 1983-95
  • Currently Co-founder and Co-owner of Background Knowledge Corporation, an Internet software company
  • Volunteer with the Philadelphia Center for Literacy since 1992
  • Trustee of the Abington Friends School Board