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


Director of Admission and Financial Aid

Ms. Katy Engler is our Director of Admission and Financial Aid, as well as part of our faculty for Jr/Sr Accounting and sixth-grade Catholic religion. 

Ms. Engler is a transplant to Amarillo, previously living in Minneapolis, Chicago, and Memphis, TN, before moving to Texas. Katy joined Ascension after a lengthy career in corporate accounting, marketing, and strategic business development. She holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Memphis, and she is currently pursuing an M.Ed. at West Texas A&M University.

In the spirit of modeling service to others, Katy has served on several non-profit boards and is actively involved with community groups dedicated to children and education. She is a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and has served as a catechist on and off for many years.  Her daughter, Emma is a junior this year at Ascension. She enjoys the arts, traveling, skiing, volunteer work, and spending time with family and friends.

EMAIL:  kengler@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