Alumni

Ellie Houser

Alumni Profile: Ellie Houser

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Ellie Houser Dedicated Athenian and Servant Leader-Scholar Ellie Houser began attending Ad Fontes in the tenth grade, coming from a background of public-school education. Initially resistant to starting at a new school her Sophomore year, Ellie soon found her footing and became an integral part of her class, her house, and […]

Alumni Profile: Anna Darling

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Anna Darling Dedicated Missionary and Thespian Anna Darling is one of the first students to have spent her entire school career at AFA. Over the last thirteen years, Anna has blessed the teachers and students alike with her engaging smile and contagious laughter, and she has played an active role since […]

Alumni Profile: Nick Haye

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Nick Haye Techne Enthusiast and Talented Ballroom Dancer In 2015, Nick Haye was welcomed into the Ad Fontes Academy fold as a ninth grader. Equally comfortable operating a bandsaw, sock wrestling for spirit week, or doing the foxtrot, Nick brought a special kind of wisdom and spirituality to all he met. […]

Alumni Profile: Owen Dougherty

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Owen Dougherty Dynamic Performer and Chef Owen started at Ad Fontes in his ninth grade year. Over the past four years, he has cooked, acted, and danced his way into the hearts of the AFA community. Teachers and students alike appreciated Owen’s many gifts, including his strong sense of identity, creativity, […]

Alumni Profile: Beth Phillips

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Beth Phillips Accomplished Chef and Fire Juggler Beth Phillips entered Ad Fontes in eleventh grade and quickly embraced the AFA family. In a short time, Beth became known by her teachers and peers as a grounded, soft-spoken, generous, and kind servant leader, as well as one possessing several unique talents. On […]

Alumni Profile: Seth Rohrbaugh

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Seth Rohrbaugh Powerful Public Speaker & House Head Seth Rohrbaugh entered Ad Fontes in the fourth grade. After previously attending three private schools, AFA proved to be the perfect match for him. Over the years, Seth has proven that he is full of wonderful surprises. When Seth speaks, everyone listens, even […]

Alumni Profile: Tristan Hotung-Shea

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Tristan Hotung-Shea Skilled Rhetorician & House Leader Tristan Hotung-Shea began attending Ad Fontes in the eleventh grade. Having been homeschooled in the past, Tristan was not sure he would fit in at a private school. Thankfully, the AFA community proved to be the perfect place in which Tristan could thrive.  Tristan […]

Alumni Profile: Abigail Smedley

Class of 2019 Spotlight: Abigail Smedley — Theatre Maven & Dutiful Scholar   Abigail Smedley started attending Ad Fontes in first grade. Passionate and outspoken, she cares deeply for her friends, her teachers, and the school. She remarks, “I have been with some of these people for over a decade, and I still adore them.” […]

Alumni Profile: Colin Hughes

Name: 2/Lt Colin Hughes, U.S. Army AFA Graduating Class: 2012 Higher Education & Honors: Virginia Military Institute, Distinguished Military Graduate;[1] B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Distinguished Graduate, concentration in Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering. Career/Next Steps: U. S. Army officer; graduated from Sapper Leader’s Course and now leads a Sapper Platoon at Fort Carson, CO. Future Dreams: Special Forces Officer; […]

Alumni Profile: Patricia Chenette

We are excited to begin a new alumni spotlight series! Periodically, we plan to highlight different alumni, sharing how their time at Ad Fontes Academy impacted their life and where God has led them today. Name: Patricia Chenette AFA Graduating Class: 2012 Higher Education & Honors: George Mason University, Honors College, BS in Nursing, Cum Laude. Certified […]