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

Timothy Oditt
Head of School
Bryan Bullard
Director of Technology
Carol Carter
Bookkeeper
Jackie Chase
Dean of Students
David Dzik
Business Manager
Katy Engler
Dir. of Admission & Financial Aid
David Hooks
Director of Maintenance & Facilities
Sunnye Jones
Director of College Guidance
Kathi Lewis
Middle School Counselor
Claudia McClellan
School Nurse
Camey Maldonado
Special Events, STUCO, Religion
Megan Nelson
Director of Marketing
Timothy Reid
Dir. of Athletics & School Security
Colton Sharp
Assistant Dir. of Technology
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FACULTY

Clarissa Bazaldua
Spanish
Dr. Margaret Bickers
History
Mary Bolwahnn
MS Math
Mykel Byersmith
Choir & Band Director
Ressa Cowen
English Department Chair
Chuck Freas
Economics
Kristy Fuller
Religion
Dian Gerber
Science
Danna Lagan
Religion
Elisa Johnson
Math Department Chair
Kelli Lane
MS English
Eleonora Lopez
Fine Arts Department Chair
Nirmala Narasimhan
Math
Jennifer Oditt
English, Latin
Ashley Palmer
MS Physical Education, HS Fitness Training
Nannette Pilcher
Visual Arts
Tarrie Pirtle
Chemistry
Jacque Portillo
English
Kimberly Read
Foreign Languages Dept. Chair
David Sanders
History
Melody Swauger
Math
Greg White
History Department Chair
Dr. Mary White
English
Liz Wilson
Social Sciences Dept. Chair
Marylin Winders
MS Science
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ATHLETICS

Corey Botkin
Head Swim Coach
Austin Johnson
Head Basketball Coach
Bill Murray
Head Tennis Coach
Joshua Pearson
Fencing Coach
Lisa Thomason
Head Volleyball Coach
Gary Whitely
Head Golf Coach
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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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Get in Touch

(806) 342 - 0515

admissions@ascensionacademy.org

9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729