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


Ms. Winders teaches 6th grade Earth Science at Ascension Academy. With 38 years experience, she has taught in Tulia ISD and Canyon ISD where she taught 8th grade Earth Science and 7th grade Life Science. After growing up in Farwell, TX, she earned her BS in education from West Texas State University.

EMAIL: mwinders@ascensionacademy.org

Founded in 2000, Ascension Academy is Amarillo's only college preparatory school providing an education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize
the potential of every student. 

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(806) 342 - 0515


9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729