David Pless 2009 is training for the national championships in shot put. He was featured in the Marietta Daily Journal: On July 25, he will compete in the USA Outdoor track and Field Championships. If he finishes in the top three and makes distance standards, he could go to the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar! Read the news article here.
Asheville School math instructor Dr. Mike Hill, Jack Temple '18 and Dr. John Macatee '68 (all members of the nonpartisan Citizens Climate Lobby) went to Washington, D.C. for the Citizens' Climate 10th Annual International Conference & Lobby Day. After the two-day conference, these three joined 1200 other nonpartisan volunteers on Capitol Hill to lobby Congress to take action on climate change, advocating for the bipartisan bill HR 763: Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
Hannah Bonner 2006 recently had several poems published. Read her works, "Ruin" and "Teething for Danger" on Prompt Press, and her works, "A Passing," Infidelity," and "Material Dialectics" on Two Peach.
On May 28, 2019, Will Larson published a book - "An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management."
Larson writes about software and management topics on his blog, "Irrational Exuberance."
"So much of writing words, writing software, and being a manager is a method of creating the abstract and intangible," Larson writes about his new book on his blog. "There is something very visceral, and surprisingly moving, to hold in my hands something that I created. Certainly not something I created alone, this book is the byproduct of the endless help and partnership from Brianna and Tyler at Stripe Press and the help of many other folks along the way, but there is certainly a lot of me is in this book. That's exciting and it's a bit scary."
Three Asheville School grads -- David Stover '75, Elizabeth Stover '11, and Art Pope '74 -- enjoyed July 4 together in Lake Tahoe.