David writes: "Retired from UPS this past May after almost 38 years of service. Retirement is awesome. Hope to come visit soon."
Tommy Shores '85 and Jose Gonzalez '85 had a surprise reunion on Asheville School's Opening Day. Both were on campus helping move their children, Audrey Shores '20 and Jose Gonzalez Gerard '20, into the dorms.
Jose Gonzalez 1985 joined Asheville School's Board of Trustees in July. Gonzalez has led a fascinating career. He recently visited campus with his family and caught us up on what he has been up to since his time at Asheville School.
On August 5, 2017 Mandy Helton 2000 married Kristoffer Johnson. Several Asheville School alumni were a big part of the day. Mandy writes:
"In addition to his other accomplishments, Marcellus Parker '00 is now also an ordained minister, and officiated the August 5th, 2017 wedding ceremony for Mandy Helton '00 and Kristoffer Johnson. Mandy & Kris reside in Louisville, Kentucky, where Mandy is the Major Gifts Officer for Louisville Collegiate School and Kris is an advertising art director. Marcellus's son Bryson served as his godmother's ring bearer, and Sarah Donahue '00 acted as bridal make-up artist that day, calling upon experience gained during her years on the Asheville School stage."
Harris Baker 1974 sent in this photo of his 7-month-old granddaughter, Louisa, in her new favorite bib!