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.
During his time at Gettysburg (Pa.) College, Christ School alumnus High Garst ’16 developed a dream that kept him rooted to the mountains of western North Carolina. He decided that he wanted to hike the Appalachian Trail in the fall of 2018 and was determined to make it a reality this past summer.
The National Merit Scholarship Program seeks each year to identify the country’s best and brightest students.
William David ’21 is more than deserving.
Less than one percent of high school seniors in the United States are named National Merit Semifinalists, and it was announced Thursday that William has become a Finalist. He is now eligible for one of roughly 7,600 scholarships which will be given out starting next month.
Christ School boys are carrying forth their legacy of character and commitment through this difficult time, as reflected by the latest winners of the Student and Residential Life Awards.
Dean of Students Drew Hyche ’94 and Director of Residential Life Benjie Colberg announced the winners Friday in Assembly. Nominations come from Christ School faculty with consideration given to each boy’s attitude and contributions to the school community.
Imagining the very limits of human potential is no small concept. Christ School’s youngest students continually prove themselves worthy of the challenge.
This is the fourth year that the eighth grade have been tasked with designing an ideal civilization. The boys start from scratch and no detail is ignored. Calling on all they have learned in their first months as Greenies, students come up with a fictional name for their civilization as well as a made-up landscape, motto, symbol, and value system.
Not every young professional gets to begin a career in their hometown. Aaron Graham ’16 is grateful for this.
He started his role as an Account Administrator for Asheville’s Boys, Arnold & Company Wealth Management earlier this month. The company was founded in 1977 by another Christ School alumnus, Waring Boys ’56, who was a pioneer in independent counsel for western North Carolina investors. Aaron graduated from Appalachian State University last spring with a degree in Finance and Banking.
Life was simpler before COVID-19. And in the weeks and days leading up to the pandemic, Christ School film students had been enlisted to do a unique project.
The Greenies were asked to produce a short film by the SECU Center for MemoryCare, an Asheville non-profit organization that specializes in treatment and support for families affected by Alzheimer’s and other cognitive impairments.
Henry Lytle ‘23 never felt out of his element, no matter what was thrown at him in the wilderness of Idaho.
The Christ School sophomore returned home to Asheville just in time for Christmas after a semester away at Alzar School. Over the course of four months, Henry partook in such activities as backpacking, cross-country skiing and kayaking, all while keeping up with his academic curriculum.
Asheville and the surrounding areas have long been known as an artistic mecca. Christ School students are doing their part to maintain this reputation with their painting, photography, and mixed media work.
Six Greenies have been recognized in this year’s Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards.
Paradise to many people is simply home for Theodore Sweeting ’13.
The Christ School alumnus, known to his former classmates as “Trae,” is a luxury real estate agent for H.G. Christie in The Bahamas. H.G Christie is the oldest real estate service in The Bahamas and an exclusive partner of Christie’s International Real Estate, specializing in luxury homes and condominiums, vacation homes, beachfront properties, development properties, rental properties, and private islands.