Henderson alums earn teaching awards

Several Arkansas teachers who are Henderson State alumni have been honored this year for their achievements in the classroom.

  • Tammye Stahler, a math instructor at Harrison High School, was named 2015 Arkansas Rural Teacher of the Year. 
  • LaMont Page, a 2015 MAT graduate and teacher in the Hot Springs School district, was presented the Alternative Apple Award for Outstanding AAAE Educator by the Arkansas Association of Alternative Educators.
  • Keragan McCready and East Ascension High School (La.) received the Strength of America Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Amanda Jones, a science teacher at Poyen Public Schools, and Briand Leonard, math teacher at Lake Hamilton High, were honored with the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science Teaching.
  • Sarah Riley was named Lake Hamilton School District's Teacher of the Year.
  • Carman McBride, an environmental and spatial technology (EAST) facilitator in the Little Rock School District was named a 2014-2015 Milken Educator.