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.
“I have officially earned the title of ‘Dr. Dil’ and acknowledged the Milken Family in my dissertation. Earning the Milken Award was one of the factors that inspired me to keep on learning and growing as an educational leader.”
Learn more about "Dr. Dil" in our video profile.
Dr. Dilhani Uswatte (AL '09) Principal
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