Artie Furlow (AR '96), a longtime teacher and administrator in Camden, Arkansas, has died. She was 56.
At the time of her Award, Artie was a fourth-grade teacher at Fred Whiteside Elementary School. She was known for her use of cooperative learning and technology. Artie went on to serve as a principal and administrator in Camden.
"One of my favorite times is when we meet in the morning and we share the question of the day. We have a dialogue that is not typically tied to academics, but instead to the kids. We take turns listening to each other. What makes you giggle? Where would you like to travel? Hearing their honest five-year-old responses makes me happy. I truly feel their answers put in perspective how young and impressionable they are. Most of their answers revolve around Disneyland, pizza and their parents." —
Katherine Shaw (CA '16) Teacher
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