Teacher of the Year

Conway Corporation Teacher of the Year Grant & Award

The Conway Public Schools Foundation is proud to recognize the Conway Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year. The honor is underwritten by the generous support of Conway Corporation, which pledged a $440,000 gift over four years to endow the award and support the school foundation’s teacher grants.

“This is an investment in our future,” Conway Corp. CEO Richard Arnold told 501 Life Magazine. “Conway Corporation has its foundation in supporting education in our community, and we are proud to build on that foundation with this investment in the students of Conway.”

2020 Teacher of the Year

Susan Henderson

Our 2020 teacher of the year is Susan Henderson, the Library Media Specialist at Ellen Smith Elementary.
In addition to being our Teacher of the Year, Susan was also one of four semi-finalists for the Arkansas State Teacher of the Year.

In recognition of her dedication & excellence in education, Susan receives a $2,000 reward from the Foundation and ConwayCorp. Part of this is awarded as a personal gift to Susan, and the majority is granted to her to use as she chooses in her classroom.

Congratulations, Susan!

Past Teachers of the Year


Melissa Spence


AJ Spiridigliozzi


Randi House


Anita Cegers-Coleman


Megan Fotioo


Tina Lampe


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