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



Mrs. Patricia T. Summerhill works in the middle-school math department and is the sixth-grade team leader at Ascension Academy. This year Mrs. Summerhill will be helping to coach our MathCounts team, an assignment she enjoyed during her teaching years in Pennsylvania.


Mrs. Summerhill earned her B.S. degree from Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA and her M.Ed. degree from the American University in Washington, D.C. She brings with her more than 41 years of teaching experience in public schools (Gettysburg Area School District and Chambersburg Area School District) in PA and teaching and administrative experience in independent schools (Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School) and Ascension Academy in Texas


During her teaching career Mrs. Summerhill was awarded the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award while teaching in the Chambersburg Area School District and the prestigious Maslow Teaching Award during her tenure at Wyoming Seminary.

EMAIL: psummerhill@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