Alumni Overview

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Once a Tarrier, Always a Tarrier!

The Office of Alumni Relations aims to stay engaged with Charles Wright Academy alumni the world over and encourages graduates from our first class of 1964 and onward to get involved in the life of the school and our community.

Get Involved

Connect with students by hosting a senior for an internship or serving as a mentor; attend an alumni event such as Homecoming, Pub Night, or a regional gathering in a town near you; submit Class Notes to Ties alumni magazine; or support your alma mater and help the next generation of Tarriers discover their potential by donating to the CWA Annual Fund.

Would you like to get involved with Charles Wright but just don’t know how? Contact Director of Development Laura Rose for ideas at lrose@charleswright.org.

Stay Connected

  • Have you moved and/or changed your email address? Update your contact information quickly and easily here.
  • Connect with Tarrier Alumni on Facebook! Send a friend request to Charlie Wright to connect with other alumni and stay updated on events and news.
  • If you would like to send in a submission for Class Notes, please click here.

Nominate a Fellow Tarrier

2019 Athletic Hall of FameAlumni Athletic Hall of Fame

This award is presented to a graduate of Charles Wright Academy and recognizes the individual’s athletic accomplishments both during their time at CWA and beyond. It is awarded annually in the fall at Homecoming. Nominations can be submitted here.

Alum of the Year

This award is presented to a graduate of Charles Wright Academy and recognizes the individual’s accomplishments and/or service to community. Nominations can be submitted here.

Recent Award Recipients:

2020 – J’Nai Bridges ’05
J’Nai navigates the competitive world of opera with confidence, turning her passion into a successful international stage career.

2019  – Scott Case ’94
Scott co-founded a software startup called EnergySavvy to help people use energy more efficiently in their homes and reduce the impact of climate change.

2018 – Trevor Moawad ’91
Trevor is an internationally known mental conditioning coach and veteran of the professional sports business.

2017 – Charles “Chuck” Morey ’65
Chuck is a director, playwright and former artistic director with more than 45 years’ experience in professional theater and extensive credits from coast to coast.

2016 – Kathy Niakan ’96
Internationally renowned researcher and scientist Kathy Niakan ’96 was named in Time Magazine’s World’s Top 100 Most Influential People.

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Charles Wright has been a great place for me since I started in seventh grade. The connections that I have made with my teachers are some that I believe will last me a lifetime. Charles Wright has prepared me for life ahead by challenging me academically as well as extracurricularly. However, what I’m most thankful for is my teachers believing that I could do amazing things in whatever area I chose to pursue. The trust and the mutual expectations between students and teachers are just some of the characteristics of the amazing relationships that I have formed at CWA and plan to maintain through college and beyond.

Constance Hosannah ’15