Nancy Owen Cecil ACDS '48

Building on generations of affiliation with and leadership and support of Asheville Country Day School and Carolina Day School , George H. V. Cecil has established a scholarship in honor and remembrance of his wife, Nancy Owen Cecil, that will provide students in western North Carolina access to a Carolina Day education.

Guests for Nov. 15 LS Meeting

During our Lower School Monthly Morning Meeting on November 15, the parents of Celeste Spruce ’32 came to talk about their culture and heritage as Native Americans. Celeste's mom Brooke Brown is Cherokee, and Celeste's dad Shawn Spruce is Pueblo. Also presenting was a member of Brooke's family, Mike Crowe, a cultural specialist with the Cherokee Friends program. Mr. Crowe came dressed in traditional regalia from the 18th century and shared a few cultural stories.

Peggy Daniels

The CDS Regents Council would like to honor Interim Head of School, Peggy Daniels, in a special and generous way. Together they are offering a Matching Gift Challenge to our entire community. As a tribute to Peggy's dedication to our school, this group will match, dollar for dollar, every new or increased gift made to the Annual Fund up to $50,000.

CDS Website Wins Gold Davey Award

Carolina Day School announced this week that its new website,, was awarded a Gold level distinction in the Davey Awards. The Gold level is the highest ranking honor in the contest, and no more than 10% of the entries achieve it. Carolina Day is among only five to receive the Gold standing in the schools and universities category.