Notable alumni

Eastern High School legacies.

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Nate Morris

Nate Morris is the chairman and founder of Lexington, Kentucky-based Morris Industries, and its signature asset, Rubicon, a widely acclaimed software company focused on waste and recycling. Morris, a ninth-generation Kentuckian born in Lexington and raised by a single mother in a union household, attended public schools and was the first Kentuckian to be named to Fortune Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list and to be recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He is also the youngest inductee ever to the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Morris is a senior advisor to the Atlantic Council‘s Scowcroft Center for Security, a member of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), a member of the Trilateral Commission, and a Fulbright Specialist Scholar.



Todd Allen Wellemeyer is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played in the Major Leagues across eight years, for five teams, working as both a starting and relief pitcher.

Todd Wellemeyer

Ashley Eicher has been a host and correspondent for multiple television and digital media properties including USA Network,, CMT,, AXS TV, CMA and Vevo. A sought-after spokesperson and moderator for live events, her corporate clients include Marriott International, FlyteVu, Rodan + Fields, Drybar, and more. Under her production company AE Entertainment, Ashley develops and produces a wide variety of story-driven video content for companies like UMG Nashville, ACM Lifting Lives, Pilgrimage Music Festival, and more. She is also the host of a monthly video series on generosity and giving back called The Dollar Club with Cross Point Church in Nashville. With an extensive background in the music business, she began her career working in Artist Management for Wynonna Judd and as a Music Agent Trainee working in both Los Angeles and Nashville for Creative Artists Agency.

Ashley Eicher

Rajon Pierre Rondo is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Rondo played two years of college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats before being drafted 21st overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 NBA draft and subsequently traded to the Celtics in a draft-day trade. Rondo is a two-time NBA champion, four-time NBA All-Star, has earned four NBA All-Defensive Team honors including two First Team honors, and was named to the All-NBA Third Team in 2012.

Rajon Pierre Rondo