Author Archive for Withrow Alumni – Page 2

Withrow and the Alumni Assn. Have New Leaders

 

WITHROW’S NEW PRINCIPAL
By Ms. Kareem Moffett, PhD, Withrow LSDMC Chair
Welcome our new Principal, Mr. Jerron Gray who comes to Withrow from Walnut Hills High School where he was an Assistant Principal and teacher. The decision to recommend Mr. Gray as our new Withrow Principal was unanimous and we are excited about the new direction of Withrow leadership and sincerely believe that the staff will continue to feel supported, respected and valued as we move into the Withrow Centennial celebration of 100 years of excellence in education. Many plans have been secured already and other Centennial events are underway that promise to highlight the longstanding tradition that Withrow alumni value. 

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President’s Message – Spring 2018

Withrow Alumni, Inc. (WAI) continues to be supportive of current and former students, teachers, and staff and to promote a healthy learning environment that helps prepare students to become successful, productive and contributing members of society. WAI will continue to provide appropriate funding for students, teachers, and staff and to keep Withrow beautiful by funding appropriate maintenance requirements.

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Robert Canida ’84 Honored by University of North Carolina

March 26, 2018 – Withrow grad Robert Canida, ’84, received The Erskine B. Bowles staff service award for his work promoting humanitarian values within the University of North Carolina System. See link below:

 https://www.northcarolina.edu/news/2018/03/Celebrating-Life-Service-and-Devotion

The Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award is given annually to a staff member who has shown “exemplary understanding, empathy, and devotion to [humankind] and whose accomplishments are consistent with the goals exemplified by Bowles during his tenure as UNC President.” Congratulations Robert!!

 

Theater Returns to Withrow

Last night, students at Withrow HS performed a play on the Withrow stage for the first time in over 20 years. The six act play “Bringing Back Our History” was conceived by senior Nya Williams-Jones in November of last year. Science teacher Mrs. Jody McOsker helped Nya develop the script and lead auditions. Stagecraft Instructor Mr. Zachery Riggins ‘72 mentored the stage production.

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2018 Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

An induction ceremony on January 26, 2018 celebrated the 2018 Class of the Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame.  To view the members of the Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame, click HERE. Note that  biographies of members can be viewed by clicking on their names. Photos of the induction ceremony may be viewed by clicking HERE.

The inductees in this fifth class of the Withrow Athltic Hall of Fame are, viewing photos left to right:

Ethan Allen ’22 – Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track; Bill Chambers ’31 – Tennis; Otis Williams ’54 – Baseball, Football, Gymnastics; Roland West ’62 – Basketball; Charles Gamble ’90 – Basketball, Football

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