Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Teaching Degree) from the University of Texas at Arlington

Ms. Samantha Keaton


Mrs. Keaton received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. She received her first teaching position at South Hi Mount Elementary as a 4th and 5th Grade teacher. While teaching she realized that she had a deep passion for learning and teaching history to others through stories. At the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Mrs. Keaton aims to ignite interest in history and reveal how much history plays a part in who we are as a community. Mrs. Keaton loves being a part of history in FWISD and showing our community how strong, intelligent and self-driven the young ladies are in Fort Worth. She was named “Teacher of the Year” for the YWLA in 2011. Mrs. Keaton is the proud wife of Mr. Phillip Keaton and a proud mama to Charlie and their dogs, Jack & Jill.

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