On Friday Oct. 26, the Christ School cross country team ran the last race of the season at the NCISAA Cross Country State Championships.
On a beautiful fall Wednesday, Christ School hosted the Carolinas Athletic Association Cross Country Championships.
After a successful Cross Country season in which he bested every WNC runner he faced, Andrew Hammel '20 has been named Western North Carolina Runner of the Year.
The Nantahala Outdoor Center bills itself as the nation's largest outdoor recreation company, and upper management includes a Christ School graduate.
Christ School's Andrew Hammel '20 beat his own 5K school record by 12 seconds at the Foot Locker Regional Cross Country meet, running a 15:39.59 in Charlotte, NC.
FRANK HOWDEN '22 - VARSITY SWIMMING
Frank placed second in the biggest regular season meet (Tuscola Invitational), coming first in the 100 breast stroke and achieving a 4 second PR in the 200 individual medley. On Wednesday, he PRd again by another 4 seconds in the 200 individual medley to place second, and placed first in the 100 breast stroke. With relays and individual events he has three 1sts, two 2nds, and two 3rds. He uses every minute of practice and is relentless about perfecting his strategy for speed.