This is one of the teacher profiles in the series published in 1949.
The Caddo Herald
April 22, 1949
Caddo High Times
Mrs. Permilia Austin
Mrs. Permilia Austin was born near Post Oak in Atoka County. Her school days were spent in various schools: Caney, Liberty, Rock Springs, and Durant. She is a graduate of the Caddo High School.
She has her A. B. and B. S. degree from Southeastern State College at Durant. She has majors in English, Spanish, and commerce.
Mrs. Austin taught at Colbert ten years, during which time she was basketball coach and principal of the high school. In 1938 she won the championship in the district in basketball.
She taught two years in the Hugo High School as English and Spanish teacher.
This is Mrs. Austin’s first year with Caddo schools. She is basketball coach, eight grade English teacher, Spanish teacher, and high school speech teacher. She is sponsor of the sophomore class and was chosen to be one of the mothers for the FHA.
Mrs. Austin is another of the home town products who has returned to teach in her home town