Carlton Reynolds, or A.C. as he was better known, began a 53 year
career in education as a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in Sandy Mush
at age 19. A graduate of Weaver and Peabody Colleges, Reynolds taught
for more than a dozen years until he was appointed president of the
former Rutherford College (1902-1905). He then became the
Superintendent of Buncombe County Schools (1905-1912) until he was
tapped as president of the young Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School
(1912-1920), now Western Carolina University. In 1920, he began service
as the superintendent of Haywood County Schools (1920-1924) and later
served a second term as superintendent of Buncombe County Schools
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