On Tuesdays, we offer a “tip of the hat” to current students and alumni who have been hired, promoted, recognized for outstanding achievement or embarked on new opportunities.
Kyle Clark (’16) has been hired as a Recreation Specialist by the City of Fall Church Recreation Department. Kyle will assist with the coordination of recreational activities for all ages. Kyle will also be responsible for coordinating pieces of summer camp programs, youth and adult sport leagues and programs, and will assist program supervisors with the planning of community events.
Alex Ritter (’16) has been selected as a full year intern for Wake Forest Athletic Development. Alex will learn fundamental development operations while in the public phase of a capital campaign. Wake Forest interns learn directly from a successful fundraising team led by the 2015 NAADD Fundraiser of the Year, Barry Faircloth, iincluding committee work, gift tables and pyramids, planning of projects, naming opportunity process, and fundraising.
Sean Wheeler (’16) has been hired as a Development Intern-Major Gifts by Colorado State Athletics. Sean will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Ram Club office. In addition, the position assists the Major Gifts Director with all aspects including solicitation and stewardship efforts of current and potential donors. The position will be heavily focused on contributions towards the new on-campus football stadium opening in the Fall of 2017. The position also manages select sport support groups to ensure fundraising success.
Lucas Jones (’07) was named ODAC Baseball Coach of the Year. In his first season as the head coach at Washington & Lee, Jones led the Generals to a 25-12 overall record and a 13-7 mark in the ODAC, which earned the Blue and White the third seed in the conference tournament. The 25 wins are the third-most in a single season in program history. Jones also led the team to the most home wins (16-4) in W&L baseball history.
Clark Walker (’10) has been hired as Athletic Director and Head Boys Basketball Coach at Covenant School in Charlottesville, Virginia. Most recently, Clark was a senior project and marketing manager for a national medical technology company while also coaching basketball at The Miller School.