June 30, 2014
Arkansas Tech University has selected 20 Walton Leader Scholars for the second cohort of its LEAD 21 program.
The second class of Walton Leader Scholars (listed with the educational entity at which they serve) includes:
*Alyssa Bodine, Lakeside High School (Lake Village)
*Alison Cannon, Teach for America
*Johayne Carty-Cabey, KIPP Blytheville College Prep School
*Stephanie Chrissotimos, Crossett High School
*Russell Crowell, Manila School District
*Amanda Howard, El Dorado School District
*Reilee Jones, Stuttgart School District
*Michael Loughran, Earle High School
*Brandon Lucius, Helena-West Helena School District
*Rachel Marx, Little Rock Central High School
*Jigish Patel, Strong-Huttig School District
*Bradley Reeves, Van Buren School District
*David Rhoades, eStem Middle Public Charter School
*Emilianne Slamons, Dermott School District
*Cheryl Smith, Stuttgart School District
*Valerie Stavey, North Little Rock High School
*Audra Stewart, Clinton School District
*Matthew Swenson, Cross County High School
*Edward Tucker, Hamburg High School
*Melissa Walsh, Teach for America
The second cohort of Walton Leader Scholars began its studies with a two-day retreat
at Arkansas Tech May 30-31.
Dr. Mary Gunter, dean of the Arkansas Tech Graduate College and professor of educational leadership, serves as executive director for the LEAD 21 program.
Dr. Matt McClure, chief learning and financial officer for the Cross County School District, is the LEAD 21 coordinator and facilitator.