Union High School alumni Ashley Michele West and younger brother Michael Allen West, both graduated on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 from the University of North Carolina system.
Ashley graduated from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee with a master’s degree in history. She is currently teaching 11th grade American History at Swain County High School in Bryson City and lives in Sylva.
Michael graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor of science degree in exercise science. He plans to pursue a master’s degree. He is currently a strength and conditioning intern with UNC at Wilmington sports program and lives in Wilmington.