Two Henderson State University alumni were among 14 teachers named 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional finalists.
Amanda Jones, a science teacher at Poyen High School, earned a B.S.E. in P-4 elementary education from Henderson in 2009, and her M.S.E. in special education early childhood in 2012.
She was selected as one of four semi-finalists.
Anne Formby, who teaches math at Arkansas High School in Texarkana, received her bachelor’s degree from Henderson in 1989 and earned her M.S.E. in math in 1995.
The finalists were honored Aug. 30 at the state capitol by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and education commissioner Johnny Key.
The 2018 Teacher of the Year will be announced later this fall.