Alumni Spotlight: Patrick Lee, ’08

Officer Patrick Lee Voted Garner Police Department Officer of the Year   Officer Patrick Lee (WCA ’08) has been named the Garner Police Department’s Officer of the Year by a vote of his peers based on his sustained outstanding performance.    “Officer Lee is always professional and courteous in his contacts, proactive in his enforcement […]

Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Thompson

Checking-in with WCA Class of 2000 alum Ashley Thompson makes us want to plan a road trip! Ashley is the owner and operator of Legacy Barbecue, based out of Jacksonville, NC. He currently operates a food truck during the week and provides catering services as well.    We’re always interested-in the paths our alumni take […]

Alumni Spotlight: Healthcare Heroes!

We are proud of our WCA alumni who work in healthcare! Many members of our school family faithfully serve the Lord as they care for others. We would like to recognize two former students who are on the front lines, helping patients during these challenging times. Jacob Scribner Dr. Jacob Scribner graduated from WCA in […]

Alumni Speaker Series David Smith-Tilley

Most of us can only imagine what it’s like to work on a NASCAR pit crew – but ’96 Alum David Smith-Tilley understands the demands of this high-pressure job. He recently spoke to our middle and high school students about the importance of grit when facing adversity, and he shared some interesting stories from his […]

Interview with Author Jayna Duckenfield!

Spend time chatting with Class of 2011 Alum Jayna Duckenfield about her children’s book, and you will be inspired by how the powerful story of Humbleton came to be. Jayna has loved to write since she was eight years old. As a Garner YMCA camp counselor leading story time to a group of campers, she […]

Graduate Spotlight – Kevin Silva ’18

Walk the halls at WCA, and you’ll see Class of ‘18 alum Kevin Silva’s talent on display in almost every building. He has been our unofficial “resident student-photographer” for the past few years. His pictures are striking enough to make you stop and stare.                       […]

Morehead-Cain Scholar Profile Reagan Woodard

Stunned and crying tears of joy is how Senior Reagan Woodard reacted to hearing the news that she was named a 2017 Morehead-Cain scholar. Reagan has attended WCA since kindergarten, and Middle School Principal Larry Hoxie describes her as “humble yet confident as a middle schooler”, and she still displays those same character qualities today. Assistant High […]

Alumni Spotlight: Dale Hayes and Becky Hayes Renfroe

At the Alumni Leadership Series talk in March, WCA Alumni and siblings Dale Hayes (‘82) and Becky Hayes Renfroe (‘89) discussed with us their experiences in computer careers. As Wake Christian students, both played varsity sports. Dale played Varsity football and baseball, and Becky played volleyball. Both of them were very grateful for their time at Wake Christian. […]

Alumni Leadership Speaker Series – Donna Lane and Barrett Martin

            Donna Lane and Dr. Barrett Martin speak at our Alumni Leadership Speaker Series By: Geneva Collins We gathered together on a windy Thursday in February to hear what alumni Donna Lane and Dr. Barrett Martin had to share with us. Mrs. Lane spoke first about her career in nursing. […]

Alumni Leadership Speaker Series – Tony Gilliam

Tony Gilliam Speaks at Alumni Leadership Speaker Series By: Geneva Collins “Appreciate where you’re at.” That was alumnus Tony Gilliam’s message last Thursday as he kicked off the Alumni Series.  Gilliam is quite accomplished as a sports announcer, starting in the pro wrestling ring and more recently announcing for the Carolina Panthers and the Hurricanes […]

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