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.
"Together, we are rewriting the narrative of the Somerset Area School District. This is not the district I joined eleven years ago. We are so much better. ... We are rewriting our legacy in this town and for this community."
Katherine Bobby's remarks at her surprise Milken Educator Award notification
Katherine Bobby (PA '18) Teacher
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