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Ashley Combs teaches 6th-grade art and technology essentials at AMS and Visual Art Appreciation at AHS. Mrs. Combs spent the first nine years of her career in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, first teaching high school art courses to grades 9 through 12, including Advanced Placement 2-D Design Studio, then moving to the middle and junior high schools to teach art in grades 5 through 8. She graduated high school in a small town in southwest Kentucky then attended the University of Kentucky and the University of Arkansas before graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies. Ashley attended Harding University for a number of years where she earned both a Master of Arts in Teaching in 2011 and building level leadership licensure in 2018. She participated in the Arkansas Leadership Academy’s Teacher Leadership Institute for five years as a participant and a coach. Her interests outside the classroom include art, music, and reading. Mrs. Combs, along with her husband, Lonnie, their four children, Kiersten, Ari, Leith, Rei, and their dog, Lucy, recently moved to Alma and are excited to get to know the community better!