Back row (L-R) Craig Chestnut, Kenny Nelson, Toby Blair
Front row (L-R) Renee Boatman, Ramae Collins, Teresa Wilkerson, Melanie Hix
Bio: Craig Chestnut is in his 23rd year of service to Mustang Public Schools. He began his teaching career in 1995. He taught biology and health while also coaching football and track at Mustang High School for 9 years. Mr. Chestnut served as an Administrative intern for 1 year at MHS, before becoming an assistant principal at Mustang North Middle School for 2 years. Following his service at MNMS, he moved back to MHS, were he has been an assistant principal for the past 10 years.
Mr. Chestnut received his bachelors degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 1994 and his masters degree from Southwestern Oklahoma state university in 2005.
Mr. Chestnut is a 1989 graduate of Mustang High School. He considers it an honor and privilege to work at his alma mater. Mr. Chestnut has been married to his wife Shannon for 25 years. He has 2 children Jace and Jayden. During his free time, Mr. Chestnut enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Melanie Hix: Sophomore Principal
Bio: Melanie Hix has been in the Mustang School district for seven years. She taught at Mustang High School 2008-09 and 2011-17 before joining the administrative team at Mustang High School. She currently serves as the Sophomore Principal.
In the classroom, Ms. Hix taught English II, English III, English IV, Journalism I and II, Desktop Publishing, Photography, Image Editing, Creative Writing, Newspaper, and Communication. She also advised the nationally recognized Remuda yearbook.
Ms. Hix is a proud 1997 Mustang High School graduate. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma in Journalism/Public Relations with a minor in Communications in 2000. Ms. Hix earned a Master's in Literature from Oklahoma City University in 2004 and a Master's in Educational Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2015.
Ms. Hix wants all students to find their place at Mustang High School and to graduate with their class. She is an advocate for meaningful technology skills in students' lives.
When Ms. Hix is not at school, she enjoys traveling, reading, baking, and spending time with her daughter.
Toby Blair: Freshmen Principal
Bio: Toby Blair is in his fourth year as an assistant principal at Mustang High School. He has a background in teaching math and social studies as well as being an assistant principal at the middle school level.
Mr. Blair holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Mr. Blair's responsibilities for the 2017-2018 school year include being the Freshman Academy Principal. He is also the Google calendar publisher, freshman programs and freshman orientation coordinator, MHS facilities coordinator and the principal over social studies. He absolutely loves the community of Mustang and finds it an honor to work at such an amazing high school!
Bio: Renee' Boatman joined Mustang Public Schools in 1987. She taught at Mustang North Middle School for 17 years before leaving the classroom to become an Assistant Principal at Mustang North Middle School. Following 2 years of service at Mustang North Middle School, she moved to the Freshman Center at Mustang Mid-High for 6 years. For the past 5 years she has been an Assistant Principal at Mustang High School and currently serves as the At-Risk/Technology Principal.
Mrs. Boatman received her undergraduate degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and her master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1995.
Mrs. Boatman is an advocate for students. She works with at-risk students to help them find the best path to obtain their educatonal goals.
During her free time, Mrs. Boatman enjoys reading, camping, teaching swim lessons and spending time with her husband and her two grown children.