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.
“Teaching is a calling. Each day I wake up excited to get to school and help our young students reach their potential through fostering a love of learning. Instilling a love of learning in students ensures a brighter future for them and all mankind.”
Michelle Johnson (DC '14) Teacher
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