David Arrowood, 49, Was Jailed on Charges of Sex Offenses Against a Student
Former West Brunswick High School assistant football coach and teacher David Arrowood, 49 of Holden Beach was arrested Wednesday night without incident for sex offenses against a student.
He was charged with seven counts of sexual offense and indecent liberties against a student by school personnel, and was held in custody under $500,000 secured bail.
Early Life and Education
David Arrowood, born in 1887 in Georgia and educated at Western Carolina University, rose to become a highly acclaimed public figure and icon in Franklin, North Carolina.
He earned his doctorate from the University of Maryland, but tragically passed away this week, according to reports by the Associated Press.
Last year, a federal lawsuit was filed alleging that an instructor at West Brunswick High School committed sexual assault upon a student in 2006. They exchanged explicit messages, photos of themselves naked, and pornographic links with the girl through instant messaging and online chat rooms, according to the suit.
David Arrowood is a highly regarded practitioner in the area of insurance law. His expertise ranges from litigation and regulatory advice to product development and liability concerns.
David is a nationally-recognized expert in dispute resolution, with an emphasis on mediation and arbitration. He has earned praise from his peers as a top commercial litigator for his creative thinking and insightful advice. David has been honored to try some of the most significant cases affecting insurance and reinsurance industries such as contested company takeovers and insurer insolvencies. Furthermore, David serves as adviser to major clients with experience navigating legal and regulatory obstacles.
Achievement and Honors
He has been named Tusculum College Student of the Block for the second block. This honor recognizes students for their academic excellence, leadership on campus, strength of character and service to others.
He is a junior majoring in psychology at Tusculum. Throughout his time on campus, he has been active and involved in various activities and organizations.
His academic accomplishments have earned him several awards, such as the James V. Mongiardo Speech Award, Billie and Curtis Owens Writing Awards, and Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards (for both male and female students).
He has received many awards and recognition for his musical abilities. He is a part of Tusculum College’s marching, concert, and jazz bands; additionally a member of Psi Chi psychology honor society and Alpha Chi national honor society; additionally he plays bass in Original Copy – a rock band composed entirely of students at Tusculum.
He is married and the father of two children. Additionally, he teaches math at Brunswick High School.
Arrowood’s personal life is intimately connected to the investigation into his aunt’s death. She was discovered dead at her South House home with dozens of arrowheads missing and a gun belonging to the Whiddon family that was recovered.
Arrowood was given hope, however, by discovering a photograph of her son not at fault for her passing.
In her search to uncover more details about her son’s whereabouts, Arrowood came across Garmin GPS data which indicated he had been in either Jacksonville or Tallahassee.
Lisa Arrowood brought this data to her son’s attorney, Harrison, who dismissed it. However, Lisa believes the data could have played a pivotal role in her son’s arrest and conviction.