Kendel Hickenbottom

Phone: 94024920257

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors Music Education from Cameron University in Lawton Oklahoma

Kendel Hickenbottom

I am happily married wit 4 children.  I graduated from Cameron University in 1991 with a BME.  I have been teaching 28 years all as Head Band Director and I am the Fine Arts Director at Bowie ISD for the last 3 years.  I have taught at Wellington TX as Head band Director for 7 years, Paris ISD as Head Band Director and Fine Arts Chairman for 1 year, Eustace ISD as Head Band Director for 1 year, Henrietta ISD as Head band Director for 9 years, Mexia ISD as Head band Director  for 1 year, Vernon ISD as Head Band Director for 4 years, Collinsville ISD as Head Band Director for 2 years and Bowie ISD as Head Band Director and Fine Arts Director for 2 years. 

Wellington ISD achieved Sweepstakes Band and Area Marching with Many All-State honor band Students and Numerous State Solo and Ensemble Students. Paris ISD Achieved Sweepstakes band and All-State Honor band student and numerous State solo and ensemble students.  Henrietta ISD numerous All-state students and State solo and Ensemble students. Mexia ISD we had the largest number of All-Region and State solo and Ensemble students in school history and first time to have 2 All State students in one year for Mexia.  At Vernon ISD we had the largest number of All-Region students and State solo and ensemble students in school history with All-State students almost every year.  At Collinsville we set school records with students in All-Region Honor band, Area band, and Solo and ensemble and State solo and ensemble.  Also the band grew and was doing so well they built a new band room for us.  At Bowie We have had more All-region Students and Area students than in the past and we had an All-State student last year.  We are looking forward to a great year.