Meet the Office
Pictured Above (Left to Right): Garrison Conner, Jennifer Bird, Eric Thorp '01, Warner Blunt
Director of Admission and Financial Aid
828-684-6232 ext. 118
|Eric Thorp '01|
Assistant Director of Admission
828-684-6232 ext. 162
Assistant Director of Admission
828-684-6232 ext. 117
Admission Office Manager
828-684-6232 ext. 106
Admission Office Fax
MSN's list of 10 Great College Towns to Retire explains that university towns provide cultural attraction for tourists and residents alike, as "on-campus attractions, such as concerts, lecture series and games, are open to all..." There are often also financial benefits including friendly taxes to retirees, affordable housing costs, active restaurant scenes, and better access to health care.
The Blue Ridge Country reviewed Asheville this summer, admiring the unique businesses, citizens, and landscape the city has to offer. "This town is deliciously quirky, decidedly progressive, and a destination that continues to offer surprises...
For the second year in a row, Asheville has been listed in America's "Top 10 Friendliest Cities" by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey. In 2013, Asheville ranked number 4. This year Asheville is listed at number 10, among other popular cities.
Registration Weekend for the new school year started off with record enrollment as we welcomed 261 students.
The 2014 football season is about to kickoff! Head coach Mark Moroz told the Asheville Citizen-Times that the Greenies have great size on the line this year, with three linemen as Division I prospects. The Greenies's season opener is August 29 at Rabun Gap. On September 5, they will host a home opening doubleheader versus the PAC Panthers: JV kicks off 5:30 p.m. followed by varsity at 8:00 p.m. See you there!
The Library of Congress announced today, June 12, 2014, that Christ School alumnus Charles Wright '53 will be the next Poet Laureate. Mr. Wright has authored over twenty collections of verse. Mr. Wright was a graduate of Christ School class of 1953 where he enveloped himself in literature including the haunting Southern classics of William Faulker. It is truly an honor to see a Christ School graduate who lived and breathed his passion earn the post of Poet Laureate - joining the ranks of legends including William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost and Gwendolyn Brooks.
Despite only being able to practice on snow just hours before any of their races in Maggie Valley, Christ School's Ski and Snowboard team took home a trophy from the Cataloochee Interscholastic Race League Championship earlier this month. The skiers finished 2nd overall out of 17 schools in their race, and the snowboard team finished 6th out of 16 schools.
Wiley Cash, this year's Godwin-Hauser Resident Author, visited Christ School in October for a full week of guest readings and class discussions - but he also spent valuable moments with students and faculty that left lasting impressions. From eating lunches in the Dining Hall with students, to discussing his writing process, Dr. Cash connected with students and left the entire Christ School community inspired.
We are excited to announce the publication of our 2013 Viewbook, which offers a glimpse of life at Christ School. If you're curious about boarding school life and our focus on academics, athletics, the arts, and developing a gentleman, browse through our viewbook.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution called Asheville "a fine and funky city in the western North Carolina mountains known for its love of the arts, craft, food and wine." (June, 2010)
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