After 40 years of service to Texarkana College, Dr. Carol Hodgson is set to retire next Summer.The Texarkana College Board of Trustees has approved a recommendation to name Cynthia Montgomery to replace Hodgson next June. Hodgson began her career in nursing as a student at T.C. before becoming an instructor and moving her way up the academic ladder until becoming Division Chair and Director of Nursing. She has watched the program grow tremendously over the past 40 years.

Cynthia Montgomery has had over 20 years of professional experience in preparation for assuming her new position. Prior to working as an instructor for T.C.'s Vocational Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Program, she worked at Arkansas Children's Hospital for 13 years and began her teaching career at T.C. in 2002. Montgomery holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UAMS and a Master's Degree in Nursing from Waldren University.

Montgomery sees this opportunity, " as an honor and a privilege, as well as a huge responsibility to continue the legacy of my predecessors."