Nesbitt Discovery Academy in the News...
 ct August 31, 2020
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Student Featured in Citizen Times for winning a prestigious award.
Blue Ridge Parkway teen volunteer wins National Park Service excellence award
ct   August 6, 2020
NDA Counselor highlighted in Citizen Times to prepare families for Back to School.
Back for the first time…in a long time
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April 23, 2020
NDA recognized in Citizen Times as a Top US New's Best High School.
See how area schools ranked on US News's 2020 best high schools list

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   May 21, 2019
NDA Students Featured on Buncombe County Web News
NDA students partner with Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District to prepare for Envirothon competition.
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 January 28, 2019
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Featured in Citizen Times
NDA's outdoor classroom, along with science teacher Mr. Tucker and senior Cailyn Raper, were mentioned in the Citizen Times. See the Article
September 23, 2015
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Featured in Mountain Xpress
NDA was mentioned in an article in the Mountain Xpress about a new grant at AB Tech.  See the Article
August 8, 2015
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Featured in Citizen Times
NDA was mentioned in an article in the Citizen Times about Applications Doubling.  See the Article
February 20, 2015
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Featured in Citizen Times
NDA was mentioned in an article in the Citizen Times about Dual Enrollment Success Stories.  See the Article
February 14, 2015
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Featured on WLOS for Robotics Competition 
Middle and High School students from across Buncombe County met at NDA for the VEX remote-control robotics scrimmage.
February 1, 2015
Nesbitt Discovery Academy Featured on Blue Ridge Now
NDA was toured and interviewed in order to help provide inspiration and ideas for a future innovative high school in Henderson County.  See the Article
October 29, 2014
Peaceful Playground Project Featured on WLOS
WlOS covered the Peaceful Playground Project that all 100 NDA students participated in.  Students developed the design as well as painted the playground.
October 26, 2014
NDA Featured on Livability for the City's Choice of Public Education in Asheville, NC
NDA was listed as one of the public education picks for families looking to move into the area.  See the Article
October 16, 2014
NDA Students Invited to Asheville GE Aviation Plant Opening 
6 NDA students had the opportunity to attend the GE Aviation Plant Opening and were recognized. See the article and pictures 
September 20, 2014
NDA Dedication Featured in Citizen-Times 
On September 21, 2014 the school was dedicated.  Members of the Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr family were present as well as other stake holders.  See the Article
September 2014
Featured in AB Tech Education Journal
AB Tech featured Nesbitt Discovery Academy in their recent article about how Dual Enrollment is sky rocketing.  NDA Students take 2 AB Tech courses in their 9th grade year. See the Article 
August 28, 2014
Senator Richard Burr Visits NDA 
A week after our first day of school, Senator Richard Burr stopped by to visit all 100 students.  He toured the school, visited classrooms and answered student questions.  See his Tweet
August 20th, 2014
NDA First Day of School Featured in Citizen-Times
The Asheville Citizen-Times showed up to capture a few photos of our very first day of school.  Pictures feature our class of 2018 in action.  See Pictures