MARMADUKE, AR (KAIT) - A local superintendent was celebrated as a top educator Friday during a surprise reception.
Marmaduke Superintendent Tim Gardner was awarded Area Superintendent of the Year by the Arkansas Rural Ed. Association (AREA).
Gardner accepted the award from AREA Director Dale Query.
State Rep. Joe Jett was also on hand to congratulate Gardner.
Gardner has been the superintendent at the Marmaduke School District since 2007.