CONWAY, Ark. (June 16, 2014) – Four Hendrix alumni were
chosen for the Arkansas Teacher Corps. A competitive program similar to Teach
For America, the Arkansas Teacher Corps began last year.
graduates selected for the Arkansas Teacher Corps include:
Beth Breshears ’14, studio art
Collier ’81, political science
Hilliard ’14, biology
Schulze ’14, psychology
After six weeks of summer training, they will teach in
public schools that are in high need of teachers.
Earlier this spring, recent graduates and politics and
international relations majors Ben Ault and Sarah Salazar were chosen for Teach
For America. Ault will teach special education secondary English in
Baltimore, Md., and Salazar will teach eighth-grade mathematics in the
Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in
engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year,
Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by
U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change
the Way You Think about Colleges,
as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and
the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United
Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.