October 08, 2008 EditionAlso in this issue...
WR School has new facesThe faculty at Walnut Ridge School includes nine new faces for the 2008-09 school year.
Hillary Anderson of Walnut Ridge, a native of Saffell, is teaching first grade at Ben R. Bush Elementary School. She holds a bachelor's degree in education from Arkansas State Univeristy and previously taught at Greene County Tech School District. She is married to Jon Anderson.
Jonathan Eggerman of Brookland is teaching physical education and serves as assistant coach for football and girls basketball. He has a bachelor's degree in education from ASU. A native of DeWitt, he is a new teacher. He and his wife, Sara, have a four-year-old son, Marshall.
Melanie Hicks of Walnut Ridge, a native of Hoxie, is serving as speech-language therapist. She holds a master's degree in communication disorders from ASU and previously worked at Hoxie School. She and her husband, Joe, have two daughters, Audrey Jane and Gracie.
Jacob Kersey of Pocahontas teaches physical education and health and serves as defensive coordinator for football and assistant baseball coach. A native of Paragould, he had previously taught at Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, Williford and Bloomfield, Mo. He has a bachelor's degree and master's degree in education from ASU. He and his wife, Darenda, have two children, Katie, seven, and Bo, two.
Teresa Lee of College City, a native of Augusta, Ga., is a resource aide at the elementary school. She has an associate's degree from Williams Baptist College. She and her husband, Frank Lee, have four children, Brandon and Shayne Rollins and Cash and Cirstin Lee.
Molly McNeal of Walnut Ridge is a first-grade teacher. She has a bachelor's degree in early childhood education from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. A native of Walnut Ridge, she is a first-year teacher.
Robin Diana Munn of Walnut Ridge serves as speech-language pathologist. A native of Walnut Ridge, she has a master's degree in communication disorders from ASU. She previously served as preschool speech-language pathologist for the Northeast Arkansas Educational Cooperative. She has a daughter, Christie, and a granddaughter, Alaira.
Amy Story of Pocahontas, a native of Myrtle, Mo., teaches third grade. She has her bachelor's degree in early childhood education from WBC and is a first-year teacher. She and her husband, Kary, have a son, Jordan, 12, and a daughter, Mallory, three.
Natosha Ward of Hoxie is a fourth-grade teacher. A native of Black Rock, she has a bachelor's degree in early childhood education from WBC. She previously taught third grade at Hoxie School. She and her husband, Jason Ward, have two children, Walker and Dawson.