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



Jered joined us in January 2014 in directing our fencing program, and its overnight success made it possible for us to bring him on to lead our students during bell 9 and after-school fencing classes. Jered is a nationally ranked fencer with more than 12 years experience in competition and coaching. He has coached locally at Amarillo College and in a number of camps in Texas and adjacent states. Holding the highest attainable rank through United States Fencing Association as well as certifications through safe-sport and the United States Fencing Coaches Association.

Graduating in 2015 from Amarillo College with an Associates of Science degree, he currently attends WTAMU pursuing a Bachelors of Science in sport and exercise science. The 2017-2018 school year will be Jered’s 4th year leading the Ascension Academy fencing team.

Jered spends his free time devoted to the physical application and history firearms, swordsmanship and pursuing physical fitness through weight lifting, fencing and outdoor pursuits.

EMAIL: jwilkinson@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