Alumni Tag

Congratulations to Gregg Coningsby ’81, our 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Gregg is the Engineering Manager of Apex Machine Company, responsible for all design aspects of custom printing machines that print on anything other than paper. He is also part owner of Apex and two other companies along with his three brothers. Gregg joined the Apex engineering team shortly after graduating from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He started working at the company when he was a young teenager. Working each summer and school breaks at a manufacturing company with many different departments allowed him...

Save the date for our 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend on October 8-10, to join us in commemorating God’s faithfulness over the last five decades. As we prepare for this momentous occasion, please visit wa.edu/alumni to update your contact information, share a Portrait of a Graduate Story, or a favorite personal memory about a milestone moment that occurred at WA. Alumni, please email us at alumni@wa.edu if you are willing to serve as a Class Ambassador to engage fellow alumni to join us for the festivities. Westminster Academy’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend October 8-10, 2021 Homecoming – Friday 5:30 p.m. Tailgate | Athletic Hall of...

Westminster Academy Men's Basketball alumnus, Paul Atkinson '17, was the 2019-2020 Ivy League Player of the Year at Yale University. Atkinson announced that after graduation from Yale this spring he will be a grad transfer and eligible to play for Notre Dame next season. He selected Notre Dame from a Top 5 that included: University of Kansas, North Carolina State, Stanford University, University of Texas, and the University of Miami. Congratulations to Paul and we look forward to seeing him in the Irish blue and gold!...

Congratulations to Laura Brash ’87 Bishop, our 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Laura Brash ’87 Bishop is a graduate of Oral Roberts University (ORU), where she now serves as the Vice President of Advancement and a member of the President’s Cabinet. As Vice President, she oversees the Development and Alumni Relations, Media Production, Communication, Public Relations and Branding, Empowered21, and Golden Eagle Broadcasting teams. Under her direction, ORU successfully completed a historic $50 million 50th Anniversary Comprehensive Campaign. Altogether, she has helped raise more than $140 million for the university. Laura has represented the university in places like China, Russia, South...

Westminster Academy Alumni Association and the Athletic Department will honor our World Series Champion, Michael A. Taylor ’09, on Saturday, February 1. Join the WA community for the Winter Court Game and a pre-game ceremony at 6:30 p.m. as we retire baseball jersey #3. The Alumni Association inducted Michael into Westminster Academy’s Athletic Hall of Honor in 2015. However, with his recent World Series accomplishment with the Washington Nationals, he deserves this highest honor. Never again will another student-athlete represent WA on the baseball field with #3. The only other jersey WA retired was #12 for Danny Kanell ’92, the former...