Mrs. Joanna Choate
Mrs. Choate will be teaching orchestra at Simon and Courtway Middle Schools, as well as the 9th grade orchestra at Conway Junior High, filling in for Ms. Cobb as she is out on medical leave. Mrs. Choate earned her Bachelor of Music Education at Stetson University and taught orchestra in the Pine Bluff School District for several years. Her family then moved overseas to live in a remote village in the Solomon Islands to do language and missionary work. She is a cellist who met her husband, Aaron, in 6th grade orchestra in the Conway Orchestra program. They were stand partners and high school sweethearts! The Choates have four children: Sarah, Benjamin, Olivia, and Katherine. They are in Conway for the 2017-2018 school year before returning to the mission field.