ABOUT

ASCENSION

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

FACULTY & STAFF

ADMINISTRATION

Bill Summerhill
Head of School
Katy Engler
Dir. of Admission & Financial Aid
Tim Reid
Dir. of Athletics & School Security
Sunnye Jones
Director of College Guidance
David Dzik
Business Manager
David Hooks
Director of Maintenance & Facilities
Bryan Bullard
Director of Technology
Jackie Chase
Dean of Students
Carol Carter
Bookkeper
Claudia McClellan
School Nurse
Megan Nelson
Director of Marketing
Jimmy Green
Facilities & Maintenance
Paula Hogue
Office Administration
Jan Smith
Office Administration
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FACULTY

Margaret Bickers
History
Bryan Bullard
Technology
Mykel Byersmith
Choir & Band Director
Donna Cavrich
MS English
Ressa Cowen
English
Katy Engler
Religion, Accounting
Sheila Evans
Spanish
Chuck Freas
Economics
Kristy Fuller
Religion
Jonathan Jenkins
Science Department Head
Elisa Johnson
Math Department Head
Sunnye Jones
Study Skills, Yearbook
Kathi Lewis
Middle School Counselor
Eleonora Lopez
Orchestra
Carolyn Miller
English
Colette Moorhouse
Technology
Nirmala Narasimhan
Math
Ashley Palmer
MS Physical Education, HS Fitness Training
Kimberly Read
Latin
Tim Reid
Geography, Forensics, Religion
Dr. Ben Richardson
Chemistry
David Sanders
History
Kelli Self
MS English
Zeba Schouten
English
Patti Summerhill
MS Math
Jan Smith
Religion
Melody Swauger
Math
Jeri Tidmore
Community Service, STUCO, Theater Assist.
Samantha Usnick
MS Science, Health
Greg White
History Department Chair
Marylin Winders
MS Science
Liz Wilson
Theater, Speech, Film Studies
Nannette Womack
Visual Arts
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Athletics

Tim Reid
Dir. of Athletics & Security
Cory Botkin
Head Swim Coach
Kevin Buse
MS Golf Coach
Austin Johnson
Head Basketball Coach
Bill Murray
Head Tennis Coach
David Sanders
Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Lisa Thomason
Head Volleyball Coach
Jered Wilkinson
Head Fencing Coach
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Ascension Academy, founded in 2000, is Amarillo's only college preparatory school focusing on providing an education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize
the potential of every student. 

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Get in Touch

(806) 342 - 0515

admissions@ascensionacademy.org

9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729

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