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Ede Ashworth

Ede Ashworth (WV '90)


Brooke High School
Wellsburg, WV

At the time of the Award, Ede Ashworth was:

Brooke High School
Wellsburg, WV

Subject(s) taught: Spanish
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Latin is alive and well in Ede Ashworth's classroom at Brooke High School. She shows students first-hand the wonders of the classics through field trips to the Carnegie Museum and even on trips to Italy. Opening her home to students and parents. Ms. Ashworth also "demystifies" pre-college paperwork, scholarship applications and financial aid forms. When she saw a need for helping the school's athletes with their studies, she established a tutoring program and serves as an unpaid academic advisor to the football team. Ms. Ashworth has participated in programs sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and West Virginia Humanities Foundation, and has studied in Spain, Italy and Greece.

Additional Information


1973 Marshall University, B.A.