|High School:||Notre Dame Prep|
Varsity letter winner his freshman year at Incline High School. Also named to the Nevada All-State Academic Team. After freshman year, his family relocated to Scottsdale, AZ, where he attended Notre Dame Preparatory and earned three letters, helping the Saints to back-to-back state championships. Also named to the state scholar-athlete team for all three years at Notre Dame and was named Notre Dame Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Has over ten top-5 finishes in Arizona junior golf tournaments including a win at the PING AZ Match Play. Shot 65 at the Arizona Junior Championships. President of both the Investment and American Politics Clubs at Notre Dame, was a member of National Honor Society, and was Valedictorian of his graduating class. Born August 21, 1990, James Ardell is the son of Bud and Julia Ardell, and brother of Kathlin Ardell. James plans to concentrate in Economics/Applied Mathematical Finance.