Every teacher on the upper school faculty e-mail list knows Mr. Rob LaVohn, upper school English teacher, values community and a positive work culture. He frequently organizes outlets for quality time, such as faculty athletic tournaments or the annual student “Java Jam,” a one-of-a-kind coffeehouse-style talent show sponsored by FBCA’s National English Honor Society (NEHS).
Inspired by video games like Destiny 2, Chad Lloyd, class of 2020, has a passion for the art of video game storytelling and wants to pursue game design in college. He enjoyed the Advanced Placement computer science program, but he also wanted to take the new creative writing class to hone his writing skills and create compelling story lines for games.
When meeting Connor Gould, the first thing he will ask is if he can get you a cup of coffee. A few years of cliché intern grunt work in Los Angeles helped him retain a sense of kindness and courtesy, despite now having an esteemed career in the entertainment industry. For most people, it can take decades to get their big break, if one comes at all, but Connor has been on a fast track to success. At just 22, Gould has worked with award-winning production teams on projects featuring some of the biggest names in pop culture including Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey, Halsey, Future, Hailee Steinfeld, David Crowder Band and many more.