|Back Row: Renee' Boatman, Craig Chestnut, Melanie Hix, Keli Wilkie|
Front Row: Chad Harper, Dr. Kathy Knowles, Kaitlin Hensley, Danny Brown
Craig Chestnut is in his 26th 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 15 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 28 years. He has 2 children Jace and Jayden and two grandchildren, Romi and Colson. During his free time, Mr. Chestnut enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Danny Brown started serving Mustang Public Schools in 1995. He taught Physical Education and Computer Sciences in 6th through 9th Grade at Mustang North and at the High School. He also coached Football, Wrestling, Golf, and Track at the various levels.
In 2009 Mr. Brown served as a ninth grade assistant principal. In 2012 he served a semester as an elementary assistant principal at Mustang Creek and then as an assistant principal at Mustang North until moving back to the High School campus in 2017 where he is currently serving as an assistant principal for the Junior Class.
Mr. Brown received his bachelor's degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1995 and his masters degree from Southwestern Oklahoma state University in 2007. Mr. Brown is a 1989 graduate of Mustang High School. He considers it an honor and privilege to work at his alma mater. Mr. Brown has been married to his wife Shannon since 1994 who is also a MHS graduate of 1989. He has 2 children Garrison and Chandler both MHS graduates. During his free time, Mr. Brown enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, and spending time with his family.
Chad Harper started teaching at Mustang High School in December of 1998 as a teacher. Through his teaching career, he has taught Communications, Automotive Technology, Small Engine Repair, English, and Engineering. He also was the head freshman football coach from 2002-2014 , and the varsity head golf coach from 2013-2019. He has been an assistant coach in various sports throughout his career. Chad is in his second year as the 10th grade assistant principal.
Chad has been a resident of Mustang his whole life. He went to Lakehoma Elementary, Mustang Middle School , and graduated from Mustang High school in 1991. He acquired a Bachelor's degree in 1998 in English Education and a Masters in Education Leadership in 2019. Both degrees were from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Chad married his high school sweetheart, Kristin Harper, in 1993. They have three children together, Dakota, Ezra, and Haden. Chad and Kristin both enjoy travelling, spending time at the lake, and raising cattle on their farm in western Oklahoma.
Melanie Hix taught at Mustang High School 2008-09 and 2011-17 before joining the administrative team at Mustang High School for 2017-2018 school year. She currently serves as the Curriculum and Instruction 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.
Kaitlin Hensley is starting her second year at Mustang High School. While in the classroom she taught U.S. History and AP U.S. History while sponsoring Student Council and the junior class.
She received her Bachelors degree in History Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and her Masters in Education from the University of Oklahoma.
She is so excited to be a part of the Mustang High School community! In her free time she loves to read, shop, and spend time with her husband and their 2 dogs, Murphy and Kody!
Keli Wilkie began her career in education with Moore Public Schools, where she spent 18 years working as a middle school US History teacher and a counselor. She came to Mustang High School in 2017 and spent two years as a high school counselor before moving into Administration. She served as an Assistant Principal at Ross Middle School in Oklahoma City during the 2019-20 school year, and has returned to Mustang High School this year to serve as one of our Freshman Principals.
Ms. Wilkie received her Bachelors degree from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma, as well as a Masters degree in Educational Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She has been married to her college sweetheart, Joe, for more than 25 years and she has two children, Emily and Austin, who are both in college. In her free time, Ms. Wilkie enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
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. Since then, she has been an Assistant Principal at Mustang High School and currently serves as the Student Assistance/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 educational goals.
During her free time, Mrs. Boatman enjoys reading, camping, teaching swim lessons and spending time with her husband, her two grown children, her 3 grandchildren and her 2 yorkies.