Dean of Students Drew Hyche ’94 announced Friday that two boys new to the Christ School community, Vincent Lytle '24 and Wiley Kessler '25, are the first Students of the Month for the 2021-22 academic year.
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
Albert Einstein gifted the world many pearls of wisdom, including a quotation that the boys embodied on Wednesday – Christ School’s annual Day of Service. Greenies spread goodwill throughout the Asheville area, volunteering for non-profits and charities at more than 30 different sites.
Searching for a college can be stressful, but two Christ School seniors have a new line to put on future applications.
Dean of Curriculum & Instruction Bryan Martin announced Tuesday that Tobenna Okoli ’22 has been chosen for the College Board National African American Recognition Program. Likewise, Ivan Mora ’22 has been selected for the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program.
“Christ School is a place with great traditions, but we work, and we build for the future.”
Christ School embarks on its 121st year Monday with a record enrollment of 295 boys, a point of pride to be sure. But actions matter more in the end than numbers, new Head of School Dr. Sean Jenkins said in his first Convocation address Sunday night.
Christ School rising sophomore James Lilly '24 was part of the Asheville Youth Rowing Association U17 4 boat that won a national championship at last month's USRowing Youth National Regatta in Sarasota, Fla.
William Fleming ’17 cuts an imposing figure on the mound at 6-foot-6, 220 pounds. As of Tuesday, the right-handed pitcher also figures into Christ School baseball history as only the program’s second-ever major league draft pick.
Given his background, Dr. Sean Jenkins sees a bit of himself in every Christ School boy. And in return, those students have sensed a warmth and relatability from their new Head of School ever since he and his family arrived on campus in January.
Josh Coley brings to Christ School a proven track record as an effective leader and winning coach. The school is confident that Mr. Coley will maintain our tradition of success as the Greenies’ new Varsity Basketball Coach.
In his role as a Mechanical Engineer in the Aeromechanics division of General Electric Aviation, Thomas Pritchard ’12, who arrived at Christ School during his junior year, has a hand in designing the engines of the next generation of Apache and Black Hawk helicopters for the U.S. Army.
Booz Allen Hamilton is a management and information technology firm that truly operates on a global scale, with its headquarters in McLean, Va., and 80 offices around the world. Nick Anixter ‘17 relocated to Colorado Springs, Colo., in March when he became a Cyber Security Consultant with Booz Allen. The Christ School alumnus recently talked about the perks of a new job and settling into his new home.
Start spreading the news, Christ School student-produced media is thriving like never before in 2021.
“The Stump” newspaper not only just published its first full-color issue, a website with lots of other exclusive content (csstump.net) is coming up on its one-year anniversary. And on the broadcast side of things, there were six “Little Stump News” newscasts produced in its inaugural season.