Work Phone: 860-945-7937
Year Appointed: 2011
As a student at Asheville School, Moriah served as a prefect and received The George H. Jackson Headmaster’s Award at graduation. From Asheville she went to Furman University, where she majored in physics with a concentration in environmental studies. While at Furman, she was a member of the university’s environmental action group and one of five seniors to be named a Furman Fellow; she was also a member of the National Physics Honor Society and a four-year player on the varsity basketball team; and she worked for the University of North Carolina Department of Environmental Science & Engineering. Additionally, she tutored peers in math and physics, tutored local elementary students, and volunteered as a photographer for the school newspaper and yearbook (photography is a passion of hers). Since graduating from college, she has coached the Western North Carolina Lady Royals, an AAU basketball team (a team she grew up playing for), worked in the office of Youth Basketball of America of the Carolinas, and coached at her alma mater, Asheville School, in both volleyball and basketball. At Taft, Moriah teaches physics, coaches JV volleyball, varsity girls’ basketball, and girls’ thirds lacrosse, and lives in Congdon.