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AWARD-WINNING PROGRAMS

From UIL championships to various state and national awards, the Fine Arts Department showcases young talents in theatre, art, choir, band, forensics and dance. Individuals, as well as groups, are recognized annually for their accomplishments and each area provides the community with performances and demonstrations of what the have learned.

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Arts education aids students in skills needed in the workplace: flexibility, the ability to solve problems and communicate, the ability to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative, and to strive for excellence.

JOSEPH M. CALAHAN, DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, XEROX CORPORATION

FACULTY

• Stephanie Chavez, Color Guard Director
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Alyssa Goza, Dance/Wranglerettes
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Mandy Harris, Art
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Kyndal Kennedy, Dance/ Assistant Wranglerettes
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Bob MacWilliams, Nova Net
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Maycie Meyer, Asst. Band Director
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Brett Nelson, Head Band Director
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Kathy Powdrell, Head Theatre Arts Director
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Joshua Rabalais, Speech/Debate
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Julio Sanchez, Assistant Band Director
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Melissa Smith, Assistant Choir Director
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Amy ThorntonTheatre Arts Teacher
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Michael Tyer, Head Choir Director
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Melissa Victorick, Team Leader, Speech
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Mary Giles Wise, Art

Fine Arts Departments at FHS

Statistics from Texas Music Educators Association 2020
US average SAT score: 1059
TX average SAT score: 1022
Average SAT score for Texas All State Musicians: 1299
(240 points HIGHER than the national average.)

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