Horatio Teachers of the Year
Horatio Schools Teacher of the Year
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Patricia Ayers - Elementary Teacher of the Year: Patricia attended Horatio School District throughout her elementary and high school years. She didn’t start college until she was in her late thirties. Patricia received her Associate’s of Teaching Degree at CCCUA in DeQueen. She furthered her education by attending Southern Arkansas University to receive her Bachelor’s Degree in P-4 education and a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Patricia started her teaching career at Horatio Elementary School in 2010, as a Special Education Teacher. Patricia loves her job and feels very blessed to be a part of the Horatio School District.
Shasta Guinn - Horatio High School Teacher of the Year and Horatio School District Teacher of the Year: Shasta graduated in 2007 from UCA with a Bachelor's of Science degree and graduated in 2010 with a Master's degree in Mathematics Education. Shasta has taught AP and Concurrent Mathematics for the last 8 years at Horatio. She has been married to Brandon (who also teaches mathematics) for four (almost five) wonderful years. She would like to thank God for his gift of teaching and looks forward to impacting the lives of her students for years to come.
Mondie Allen - Horatio Jr. High Teacher of the Year: Mondie graduated from Horatio High School 1987 and Texas A&M Texarkana 1996 She has taught at Horatio High School 19 years
Special Education 5 years, 7 and 8 English 13 years and currently 8 English and dyslexia
Mondie was cheer coach for 10 years and FCA advisor for 5 years. English Dept. Head for 4 years. Currently the Jr. High Student Council Advisor. Mondie is married to Troy Allen for 24 years and they have two children: Bradyn (22) and Payton (13).