Susanna was chosen as the 2021 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Western Regional Teacher of the Year and is one of 9 teachers of the year for the state of North Carolina. This follows her selection as 2020 district teacher of the year for Asheville City Schools. She has taught in the district for 5 years. Her daughter Isabel is finishing up kindergarten at the same school this year!
Jovanna shared with us that she has an upcoming recurring role in a new Disney Series. She has also been doing a lot of writing during the pandemic, and is currently shopping a feature film and hour-long drama.
Terry continues to work past retirement as a home health aide, plays bluegrass & Celtic music in her band, Ragged Blue, and serves on the Deerfield River Watershed Association Board of Directors and Greenfield Farmers' Market Steering Committee. She maintains a steady interest in the health of our planet and justice for the diversity of its peoples. Starting in late April she will take part in Al Gore's Climate Reality Leadership Corps training.
Jacqui plays Elyse in All About Sex, an original dark comedy feature film from writer and director Dakota Gorman.
Simone, known professionally as Salyse, released a new single, "Babygirl."
Evren is a semifinalist for the 2021 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition.
Check out this interview with Barney, who is currently an artist-in-residence at Fondation des Etats-Unis in Paris, France.
Check out this blog post by Ahmari, who currently attends the School of Visual Arts.