Education is for improving the lives of others and for
leaving your community and world better than you found it.
~ Marian Wright Edelman
The Texas Panhandle's only private college preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 12
Dean of Students
Jackie Chase joined Ascension Academy in 2008 to teach Health and Physical Education. She received her Master's degree from The University of Mississippi and her Bachelor's degree from Central Missouri State University. She has taught preschool through college level classes in a variety of subjects including finger painting, canoeing, backpacking, leisure studies, physical education, and first aid. She and her husband also owned a business for 24 years that made hands-on outdoor education replicas for science companies.