“This has been my dream job. My dream job is not to be a 6A or 7A Superintendent, it’s Arkadelphia. This is home. I was born and raised here. I’m a product of the school. My daughters went to school here. I think we have a lot to offer, and anything I can do to enhance that and help our community is what I want to do.”
Three in-house positions were up for nomination for the 2022-2023 school year: president, vice-president and secretary.
The event will be held Thursday, July 28, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Goza Middle School.
The Arkadelphia Board of Education had tabled discussion on whether it would donate roughly $180,000 worth of the high school’s now-defunct engineering program to collegiate programs.
While she had applied for the position following the departure of former Superintendent Donnie Whitten, Thomas did not apply this year, but rather was asked by the board to come in for an interview.
After a stint as superintendent at the Gurdon Public School District, a longtime Arkadelphia principal is returning to take the reigns as the leader of Arkadelphia Public Schools.
The Arkadelphia Board of Education is set to meet Monday evening for a special-called meeting.