Cathryn Gaines is the recipient of the 2012 Dr. John Cadle Award for most outstanding Master of Education graduate in the Arkansas Tech University Department of Health and Physical Education.
Gaines received her Master of Education degree in physical education on May 12. She previously earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health and physical education from Arkansas Tech in 2008.
A native of Vilonia, Gaines is the physical education teacher at Center Valley Elementary School in the Russellville School District. Her parents are Connie and Carl Gaines of Vilonia.
Cadle served on the Arkansas Tech Department of Health and Physical Education faculty from 1977-2004. He retired at the rank of professor of physical education.
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