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.
Christ School football experienced a seismic breakthrough in 2020 with the program’s first-ever state title. The challenge of building on that success now lies with new Head Varsity Football Coach Chad Walker.
Coach Walker was introduced to the school community Thursday, May 13, during Assembly in Pingree Auditorium on campus.
Circumstances beyond anyone’s control ultimately led to an extra special morning at Christ School.
Sunday’s crowd of family and friends in Yard A was surely as large as any in Christ School’s 121-year history as more than 100 graduates from the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 were honored with Commencement exercises.
Preston Holmes ’09 likes the fast pace of living in New York, much to the surprise of the North Carolina native. The legal services industry has been a seamless fit as well. Two months ago, Preston accepted a new position as Associate Attorney at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, a leading civil defense litigation law firm in the Empire State that represents and advises insurers, self-insured businesses, and professionals in a wide range of professional liability, casualty, health law, employment, and workers' compensation matters.
Ted Peterson ’19 was a five-year Greenie and is now a sophomore at Duke University. Ever since his first science class at Christ School, he knew exactly where his passions lay – Biology. He holds an undergraduate research position in Duke’s Shen Lab, a precision medicine and systems biology lab, and this past Friday returned to Christ School to share his passion with current Greenies.
Christ School senior William David '21 is one of 15 nationwide recipients of a Cameron Impact Scholarship, which covers four years of full tuition and educational expenses at any college in the United States.
Art is subjective, but judges with the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers have specific criteria in mind when it comes to the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Excellence in originality, technical skill, and emergence of a personal voice or vision were all used to pick this year's national winners out of nearly 230,000 submissions. Only 1 percent of pieces were deemed worthy of a National Medal Award, with a Christ School senior's painting included in that exclusive group.
Jarred Lehr ’09 always held himself to a high standard when he was a Christ School student, and not much has changed. Now in his fourth year with Southeastern Physical Therapy, Jarred is managing a clinic in Fletcher, N.C., only about three miles from campus.
Teaching is not a one-way street at Christ School. Faculty members are constantly learning and evolving right alongside their students to mutually enhance the educational experience.
Dr. Spenser Simrill is an instructor who is trying something new for the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Simrill wanted to give his AP Language and Creative Nonfiction classes an additional means of expression by launching “The Green Light” website last fall.
Conrad Ma ’15 may have changed coasts, but a big piece of his heart will always be in North Carolina. Conrad said he often misses the people and the food – Christ School was not only his introduction to the Tar Heel state but American culture in general. A native of China, Conrad endeared himself to many fellow students and faculty during his time as a Greenie with not only his intellect but skill for beatboxing. Conrad was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina and has been a Product Manager with Microsoft out in Seattle since May. On a personal note, he was also recently married.
Millions of visitors flock to Asheville each year to partake in the mountain city’s vibrant entertainment and arts scene.
Christ School has always taken advantage of the many options available through its Student Activities program. And as the Spring Semester progresses, the school has begun safely reintroducing off-campus trips.