Posted Date: 10/16/2017
L.F. Henderson Intermediate School’s Teacher of the year is Marli Thomson. She is in her 5th year of teaching with the Ashdown School District and teachers 5th grade reading. Mrs. Thomson is a native of Ashdown and graduated from AHS. She is married to Josh Thomson and they have one child and one on the way.
Ashdown Junior High School’s Teacher of the Year is Nancy Coker. Mrs. Coker is in her 23rd year of teaching for the Ashdown School District. She is originally from Tulsa, OK. She started as a Special Education teacher, but has been in counseling for 15 years and is currently in her 6th year as counselor for AJHS. She is married to Darrell Coker and they have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
Ashdown High School’s Teacher of the Year is Dixie Ardwin. Mrs. Ardwin has been teaching 10 years and is in her third year of teaching with the Ashdown School District. She is originally from San Antonio, Texas, but has been in Ashdown for the past 30 years. She teaches Pre-AP World History, World History and Geography. She is married to Ashdown Chief of Police Mark Ardwin and they have two sons, one daughter in law and two grandchildren.
Ashdown Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year is Mandi Molock. Mrs. Molock is in her 25th year of teaching with the Ashdown School District. She has taught at C.D. Franks, Margaret Daniel, and L.F. Henderson within the district. She is currently the Physical Education teacher for Ashdown Elementary School. Mrs. Molock is a native of Ashdown, AHS graduate, and is married to Mike Molock and they have two children. Ashdown’s District Teacher of the Year is Mandi Molock