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Matthew Arends (2011) attends Christopher Newport University.


Alicia Ahlgrim (2010) is a member of the University Of Pennsylvania NCAA Crew Team and loving it!



matt20harris.jpgMatthew Harris (2010) is one of 28 students from 11 states and 3 countries, attending the Christian Gap year program IMPACT 360, in Pine Mountain, Georgia. Impact 360 is a rigorous academic program that allows the students to be taught by some of the greatest Christian professors. Matthew is also serving in his local church there by serving as the Worship Leader for the Youth Ministry.

 Calvin Martin (2010) attends ODU and is majoring in mechanical engineering.

Nolin Babcock (2009) is a sophomore at Liberty University. She is a Worship Major with a minor in women's biblical studies. She loves Liberty and is currently ministering through the Liberty Worship Department Praise Band.

Ashley Burns Smith (2009) is currently working at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church as the Children's Ministry Assistant.

Erica Smith Pedraza (2009) works in our ASCS Extended Care and Staff Day Care. She is happily married to Jose and they are expecting their first child, a boy, in early July, 2014.


Steven Pledger (2009) wows the crowd as a high scorer in his  games with the University of Oklahoma Sooner basketball team!



J. Logan Moyer
(2009) is attending Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.



Ryan Eldredge (2008) is a cadet at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. He is an Economics/Business major, and has commissioned with the U.S. Army. Upon graduation, Ryan will enter the Army as a Second Lieutenant.





Ashley Ragghianti Arends (2008) is married to Aric Arends (class of 2007). She currently attends Regent University.

Aric Arends (2007) is married to Ashley Ragghianti (class of 2008). He is a graduate of Old Dominion University.

Bailey Ellis (2008) attends Christopher Newport University and an intern as the Athletic Department Supervisor.

Katie Jones (2008) Attending Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology. 

Alex Hogge (2007) attends Bridgewater College and is majoring in Physical Education. Alex is the catcher on Bridgewater's baseball team.

Rachel Ward (2007) graduated in December of 2009 with an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts.


Mykel Dodson (2006) graduated from Elon University in May 2010. He is currently living in New York City, working for a Manhattan bassed production company in sales and marketing. He is also involved in the urban community, volunteering at Story Pirates, a non-profit organization promoting arts education in NYC public schools.




MrMrsTull-155.jpgAndrew Tull (2006) and Anna Hammond Tull (2005) were married July 31, 2010. They recently relocated to Alexandria, VA where Andrew is attending the Old Town Alexandria branch of Virginia Tech pursuing his master's degree in landscape architecture.  Anna graduated from Oral Roberts University in 2010.



Tori Madsen Benoit (2006) is married to Eric Benoit, ASCS History and Bible Teacher.

 Brian Marshall (2006) graduated from the United States Coast Guard. Brian was stationed at Cape May, NJ for the first year.

Holly Sweat (2006) graduated in May 2010 from Old Dominion University with a B.S. degree in Human Services. Holly is currently enrolled in graduate school for Counseling.

John Millspaugh (2005) spent time in Haiti for a third summer working under a missionary engineer that helps Haitian churches mainly by means of engineering solutions via construction, water systems, and irrigation plans. John is pursuing a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering at MIT.


Tyler Nicholson (2005) is married and the father of two. He serves our U.S. Military in the United States Air Force. Thank you Tyler, for your service to our country!





Chad Johnson (2005) graduated from the University of Virginia in May of 2009 with a B.S. degree in Chemistry. Chad is now attending Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD to pursue his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.




Daniel Rouleau (2005) is currently attending the United States Military Academy at West Point. Daniel has made an eight year commitment to the Army. His brother David Rouleau (2010) has joined him since graduation.



Katy Graham (2004) has her bachelors degree in Business Administration from Lee University in Cleveland,  TN. Katy is currently working at New York Life as a  financial services professional and thoroughly enjoys it!

Holly Jones Carlton (2004) graduated from Old Dominion University in 2007. She is married with one daughter who attends ASCS and a son.

Lauren Phillips (2004) is a Flight Attendant for Republic Airlines and enjoys traveling and meeting new people. She is currently based in Washington, DC.

Kyle Webb (2003) is an attorney in Texas, and was recently married.

Brittany Zalud (2003) graduated from ODU in 2010. Earned her MA in English. She is currently teaching High School Englis for Chesapeake Public Schools.

Sean (2002) and Katie Ecklind Feucht (2003) are the founders of Burn 24-7 and  recently moved to  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on a dream, a word and a whim.

Crystal Tuxhorn (2002), is the Graphic Designer at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church.

Amy Vaughan Herndon (2002), is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Psychology. She was married to Evan in 2008. She is currently working at Eastern Virginia Medical School's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences as a Psychiatrist Assistant.

Thomas Clocker (2001) is a movie news columnist for a very popular news website. This website has a national page as well as regional pages based on large city areas.  Thomas writes for the Baltimore, Maryland page.In addition to this vocation, he has the opportunity to use his writing talents in the local film industry.

Jonathan Jarrett (2001) and Amanda Dyson Jarrett (2001) have two sons. Jonathan works for NAVFAC as a civil engineer. Amanda is a 2nd grade teacher at Tallwood Elementary in Virginia Beach.

Missy Oliver Wetherington (2001) enjoys running and spending time with her family.


Sarah Malpass Huggins (2000) is married and has a little girl named Vyla.  She graduated from ODU in 2006 and lives with her family in Georgia.  


  Dana Palser Backens (2000) graduated from Oral Roberts University in 2004 and Regent University in 2007. She married Matthew Backens in 2007. She loved teaching music at ASCS for 6 years. She is currently a stay-at-home mom to Isaiah (Nov. 16, 2009) and Mercy (April 26, 2011).

Susan Hinnefeld Brooks (1999) graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2003 and is married and a mommy to three!



Dana Brown Williams (1998) is married and mother to four children. She is an author and speaker. You can learn all about Dana at



 Leah Martin Tribus (1998) is a mother of three girls — AnnaSophia (ASCS Class of 2023) and Abigail both attend ASCS, and Mia.  Leah graduated from James Madison University in 2003 with a B.S. in Nursing. She is currently an RN with Chesapeake Medical Center and Sentara. Leah is married to Michael Tribus.

Demetrius Doss (1998)and his wife have one young son. Demetrius is a successful performer and is known by the name "El Prezidino." He has an album, "The Illness" (EP), that is available on iTunes and Amazon

Keli Patterson Harnage (1997) has been married for 10 years. She and her husband have two beautiful daughters. Keli is a registered nurse at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Jennifer Brown Maggiore (1996) has 3 daughters and is working at ASCS Elementary as a K4 Teacher.

Sarah Matthews Brola (1996) was named the 2010 Teacher of the Year at Rosemont Forest Elementary. She is married and has 3 sons.

D.J. Jordan (1996) is a Communications Director for a US Congressman at the Capitol in Washington, DC. He and his wife Glorya, who is busy working as a part-time nurse at Washing Adventist Hospital have 3 sons, Trey (8), Tyson (4), and Taylor (2). Glorya also homeschools their children . They live in Columbia, MD.

Mark Ainsley (1993) is the Administrator and Head Basketball Coach  at Sheridan Hills High School in Ft.  Lauderdale, Florida. Mark has lived in south Florida for the last three years with his wife, Katie, and their three children.    

Jo Gagliano Burden (1993) is married to Brian and the mother of two sons. She is the owner of Salsarita's Fresh Cantina in Chesapeake.

Chris Curtis (1993) lives in Olathe, Kansas with his wife , Julie. They have 3 boys, Matthew (8), Rylan (5) and Ethan (3). Julie is a stay-at-home mom and Chris is a police officer. He currently serves as a School Resource Officer in a large high school. They are actively involved in their church and Sunday School class.

Christian Kegg (1993) graduated from medical school in May, 2010. He is now in his first year of pediatric residency at Shands Children's Hospital in Gainesville, FL.  His wife Charlene is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. They are expecting their first child in December!

Brad Kirby (1993) works for the Chesapeake Sherriff’s Dept.



Ken Coleman (1992) is married to Stacy, and the father of three children, Ty, Chase, and Josie. Ken is the creator of One Question with Ken Coleman. He is a TV and radio host known for his abilities to engage an audience and conduct great interviews.




 Rebecca Sanford Duenke (1990) Married with 4 kids. 2 of her children attend ASCS!


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