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



Ressa Cowen earned a Bachelor degree from Midwestern State University. Upon completion of her degree, she taught English and coached soccer and cross country in Wylie, Texas for three years before moving to Amarillo. Ressa taught English II and pre-AP English I at Randall High School for four years before taking time off to start and spend time with her family. Ressa joined the Ascension Academy English Department in 2017.

EMAIL: rcowen@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