Ashdown school district names Teachers of Year
Ashdown School District recently named Teachers of the Year for 2017-18.
Mandi Molock, who was named Ashdown Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year, is the school’s physical education teacher. Now in her 25th year of teaching, the Ashdown native and graduate has also taught at C.D. Franks, Margaret Daniel and L.F. Henderson.
Marli Thomason, the fifthgrade reading teacher at L.F. Henderson Intermediate, is in her fifth year of teaching. She is a native of Ashdown and graduate of Ashdown High.
Ashdown Junior High School’s Teacher of the Year is Nancy Coker. She is in her 23rd year of teaching for district and is originally from Tulsa, Okla. She began her career as a special education teacher, but has been in counseling for 15 years. She is currently in her sixth year at counselor for AJHS.
Dixie Ardwin was selected as Teacher of the Year at Ashdown High School. Now in her 1oth year of teaching, this is her third year with the district. Originally from San Antonio, she has lived in Ashdown for the past 30 years. She teaches pre-AP world history, world history and geography.
Ashdown School District recently named Teachers of the Year for 2017-18. Pictured are Marli Thomson, Nancy Coker, Superintendent Jason Sanders, Dixie Ardwin and Mandi Molock.