Springdale educator wins 2022 assistant principal of the year award

Patricia Athey, assistant principal at Hunt Elementary School in Springdale. SPRINGDALE -- Patricia Athey of Hunt Elementary School was announced M...

December 6, 2022
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Patricia Athey, assistant principal at Hunt Elementary School in Springdale. SPRINGDALE -- Patricia Athey of Hunt Elementary School was announced Monday as the state's 2022 elementary assistant principal of the year.Athey has been Hunt's assistant principal since 2017, according to a news release from the School District. Mike Mertens, assistant executive director of the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators, presented the award to Athey during a school assembly Monday."This award is in appreciation of your exemplary leadership in providing outstanding educational opportunities to the children of Springdale School District and for your distinguished service as an educational leader in Arkansas," Mertens told Athey at the assembly, according to the release.

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