Golden Times At Asbell
Elementary School Celebrates Milestone Birthday
Posted: November 5, 2012 at 5 a.m.
Asbell Elementary School observes a milestone birthday this week.
At A Glance
Asbell Elementary School
The Name: The school is named in honor of John M. Asbell, whose family occupied the land where the school is situated. Asbell was the pastor of First Christian Church in Fayetteville from 1924 to 1934 and also served as pastor of First Christian Church in Springdale, the Christian Churches of Baldwin and West Fork and the Union Church of Baptist Ford. He was a lifetime member of the Fayetteville Rotary Club. He died in 1962, just days after the School Board voted to name the newest school after him.
Poverty: 79 percent of the students qualify for free and reduced-price meals
Motto: School with a heart
Colors: Green, white and gold
Source: Fayetteville School District
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