Three inductees named for Searcy education hall of honor

Three educators will be inducted into the Searcy Public Schools Education Foundation Hall of Honor on Tuesday, April 3.  The banquet and induction ceremony will be held in the Sullards Annex Cafeteria at Searcy High School beginning at 6:30 p.m.  

In addition to the Hall of Honor induction, the Foundation will present a Searcy Schools Showcase. This showcase will highlight current teachers and students involved with “STEAM” activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) throughout the Searcy School District.

Tickets for the event are $35 and may be purchased online through the Searcy Education Foundation Facebook page or Searcy Public Schools website at  For further ticket assistance or table sponsorships, please call 501.207.4402.

Being honored in 2018 are retired educators Barbara Jones and Jo Carol Gentry and current McRae Elementary School teacher Susan Bucher. 

The honorees were selected from nominations submitted by the public to the alumni committee of the foundation. The three recommendations were then voted on by the foundation board.

Justin Lawson, Searcy Education Foundation president, said, “The Searcy Education Foundation is excited to recognize these deserving nominees who have contributed so much to the students in the Searcy School District. We are also looking forward to the STEAM Showcase by current faculty and students from each campus. It should be an inspirational and educational night for all of those in attendance.”

Since the inception of the Foundation, grants have been awarded to teachers for educational programs that were not funded by the normal operating budget of Searcy Public Schools.