James Pharr 1997
James was recently named WNC tennis coach of the year by the Asheville Citizen-Times. Pharr and the Blues (13-3) were the Carolinas Athletic Association champions and achieved a school-record seeding in the NCISAA 3-A playoffs (No. 5) after their best season in more than a decade. Click here to read more.
Austin Bell 2006
Austin Bell ’06 talks to the New York Times about his experience as a student at Davidson College editing a music video starring Stephen Curry in this article.
Jack's mom writes: Jack just got back from a wonderful trip to Iceland. Here is a photo of him and his friend (Christian Belcher) that went along with him.
Robert Kehaya 2005
Rob Kehaya, CEO & CO-Founder of SpeedFaces, presented at NCTA Tech Start-up show case. Click here to watch the video.
Min Ki Kim 2011
Min Ki writes: After recent discharge from the Army, I completed second year studies at the University of Pennsylvania. I will be working at a private equity firm in Hong Kong over the summer. As I prepare to work in financial advisory field, I am looking for Asheville School alumni who could offer me advice on career paths in financial sectors, especially in investment banking and/or private equity. I can be best reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to Claire Coward '12, Sonya Robinson '12, Will Patton '11, and Thomas Carr '11 for participating in an Alumni Panel at Asheville School. The panel was for residential third, fourth, and fifth formers as a part of the Health, Wellness, and Community Life program. The alumni shared their experiences as Asheville School students, and talked about the transition to college life.
Bob Brooks '54 is looking forward to the publication this summer of subverse, by Finishing Line Press and available on their website--his fifth chapbook, to go along with the full-length collection Unguarded Crossing (Antrim House, 2012).
Kate recently wrote: "I am finishing my second year of Wheeling Jesuit University's doctorate program in physical therapy. My next PT clinical rotation is in Lexington, KY at Baptist Health Lexington from May 4 - June 26. I am looking for a temporary place to live. Please contact me at email@example.com if you have any suggestions or could help me. I am more than willing to pay rent and/or help with grocery money. I enjoyed my previous rotation at a skilled nursing facility and learning more about home health physical therapy. During Thanksgiving break, my boyfriend and I explored Asheville School's beautiful campus. It's always a pleasure to be back in Asheville."
Mandy Writes: "Here is a picture of me with Devang and Gaurang Shah (both '00) who randomly found me in the lobby of a hotel in Orlando, FL. I was checking in for a CASE conference and they were visiting from India for Grainger Industrial Supply. We had not seen each other in ten years. I may have screamed in delight."
Daniel is teaching English and Spanish in Daegu, South Korea at the Beacon Language School. He teaches children and adults in small classes and individual tutoring sessions.