Hall of Honor

Susan McNabb – Friend of the District

Ms. Susan McNabb graduated from Texarkana High School, and attended the University of Arkansas and Texarkana Community College. She met her husband, Dr. Steve McNabb while working at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She was fortunate to be a “stay-at-home-mom” to their three children, Allyson, Douglas, and Jeffrey. The McNabb family moved to Conway in 1988, and …

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Margaret Grimes – Distinguished Educator

Margaret Grimes, a life-long Conway resident, received her BSE from UCA. She began her teaching career in Conway Public Schools in the mid-1970s, teaching fifth grade for 15 years at Ellen Smith Elementary. While at Ellen Smith, she was named the 1989 District Teacher of the Year. She then taught Social Studies and Arkansas History …

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Joe T. Ford – Distinguished Alumnus

Joe T. Ford began his career in telecommunications at Allied Telephone Company in 1959 as a yellow pages salesman. He served in a number of executive positions before becoming Allied president in 1977. When Allied merged with Mid-Continent Telephone Corporation in 1983 to form Alltel Corporation, he was named Alltel’s president. Ford became CEO in …

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Bunny & Carol Adcock – Friend of the District

Bunny is the vice-chairman of Home BancShares, the parent company of Centennial Bank, and member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Central Arkansas. Adcock began his career at First National Bank in Conway, what is now Regions Bank. In 1976, he was appointed to a position at Arkansas’ European Trade Office in …

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