Zachariah Freed

Phone: 512.533.6192

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Communication - Grand Valley State University (2005), Masters in Educational Leadership - University of Texas at Arlington (2011)

Zachariah Freed

Assistant Principal, Students: A - Co,  A116 (Main)

Mr. Freed is excited to be at LTHS after working 5 years at Lake Travis Middle School. Prior to working in LTISD, Mr. Freed taught and coached at Cy Fair High School and Pearce Middle School (Austin ISD).

Looking for adventure upon graduation from Grand Valley State University (Michigan) in 2005, Mr. Freed moved to Texas. The Lone Star State quickly became his permanent home when he met a fiery Texan. After getting married the Freed Family made a high quality decision to leave Houston and move to Austin.

When not working, the Freed Family enjoys getting out on the lake, making their children do chores, cooking tasty meals, and watching the Freed Boys (Sawyer and Sutton) participate in extracurricular fun. As a MidWestern transplant, Mr. Freed is fond of the hometown comradery within LTISD.

 Patrick Hinson

Phone: 512-533-6118

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Patrick Hinson

Assistant Principal, Students: Cr - Ha, M008 (Annex)

Mr. Hinson is entering his 5th year at Lake Travis High School. He has served as the AP Biology teacher and Head Girls Basketball coach for the previous 4 years. Mr. Hinson also worked as an assistant coach for track, volleyball, and softball while sponsoring the Student Council organization during the last four years. He graduated from Freed Hardeman University in Henderson, TN in 2003 with his degree in Biology and Chemistry. In 2013, he graduated from Concordia University in Austin, TX with his Masters in Educational Administration. He is married to Danielle Hinson and they have a son, Cade, who is a 7th grader at Lake Travis Middle School in LTISD.
 
Mr. Hinson originally began teaching at Westbury Christian School in Houston, TX where he taught numerous science classes and coached multiple sports. In 2005 he moved to Pflugerville, TX where he taught 8th grade science for one year at Pflugerville Middle School. He was asked to move to the high school to become an assistant coach for the successful girls basketball program and teach Biology. While at Pflugerville High School, Mr. Hinson taught Academic and Pre-AP Biology and served as a mentor and master teacher. He was the summer school assistant principal before taking his previous role at Lake Travis High School. 
 
When not working, Mr. Hinson enjoys cheering on his Tennessee Volunteers, fishing, hunting, and taking care of the numerous animals he and his family have on their property in Spicewood, TX. 
 Darnell Horton

Phone: 512-533-7711

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Darnell Horton

Assistant Principal, Students: Me - Sa, M010 (Annex)

Mr. Darnell M.E. Horton earned his Bachelor of Arts from Framingham State University in Framingham, Massachusetts, completed his teacher certification program from California State University of Dominguez Hills in Carson, California, and received his Master's of Education from Concordia University in Austin, Texas.

Mr. Horton began his teaching career at Bud Carson Middle School in Hawthorne, California serving five years as a social studies and computer teacher before moving on to Culver City High School where he taught history for four years. In 2006, he joined the staff of University of Texas Charter School System, serving as a special education teacher at its Meridell Achievement Center campus.

Mr. Horton began his administrative career in 2008 when he joined Austin Independent School District, fulfilling a variety of administrative roles: Bilingual Instructional Coordinator for the Office of Bilingual ESL, Assistant Principal for William B. Travis High School and its Twilight Program, Principal Intern for Bedichek Middle School, and Summer School Principal for : Garcia Middle School (Summer 2011) and Bowie High School (Summer 2012). Mr. Horton came to Lake Travis High School directly from Del Valle High School, where he served for two years as an Assistant Principal.

In addition to working in public school systems, Mr. Horton previously provided consultation services to Compass Learning, where he worked as one of its video lecturers on the Odyssey Online Program for United States History.

Mr. Horton is married to Tiffany Horton, a former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher, and current Instructional TA with Leander ISD's Quest Program. He has one daughter who currently attends school in Leander ISD.  When not working, Mr. Horton enjoys spending time with family, gardening, videography, and learning about various cultures and people. He is an avid traveler, and previously created a series of travel documentaries, winning best travel show for Charter Communications of Long Beach back in 2004

 Roy Hudson

Phone: 512-533-6122

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Roy Hudson

Assistant Principal, Students: Sc - Z, M 602 (Link)

Mr. Roy Hudson completed his bachelor's degree at Weber State University where he earned a football scholarship from 1990-1993 and earned All-American honors as a punter.  Roy completed his education credentials from Sul Ross State University and also holds a Master's Degree in Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership from Walden University in 2009.

Mr. Hudson has worked in education since 1996 in a variety of academic and athletic disciplines at schools in both California and Texas.  He began coaching at Lake Travis High School in 2003 and coached the football team to win their first State Championship in 2007 as the Special Teams Coordinator and Secondary Coach.  He has worked as an Assistant Principal at Lake Travis High School since September of 2007.

Mr. Hudson's wife Rebecca is also an Assistant Principal at Hays High School. They have three children named Cooper, Lauren, and Julia.  They also have a two labs.   When Roy is not working or taking care of the family, he enjoys hunting, golfing, fishing, and working in the yard.

 Angie Watson

Phone: 512-533-6137

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor degree in Education and Master degree in Administration, Lamar University, Doctorate in Global Educational Leadership,Lamar University (June 2018)

Angie Watson

Assistant Principal, Students: He - Mc, A116 (Main)

Angelia Watson possess 18 years of experience in public education.  Her educational career began in Vidor ISD, Bastrop ISD, and Frisco ISD.  Over the course of her career she has taught ELA, Reading Remediation, EOC Intervention, and Teen Leadership.  In addition, she has held many roles that include Head Coach of multiple sports, Campus Athletic Coordinator, district Dyslexia Coordinator, Instructional Coach, Campus Professional Development Coordinator, district and campus Professional Development Presenter, campus Testing Coordinator and Assistant Principal.  Mrs. Watson values being involved in the continuous improvement process of education and has been a member of campus and district improvement committees, district strategic design committee, the discipline task force, and the Texas Literacy Initiative. Prior to her career in education, Mrs. Watson served in the United States Air Force in support of Desert Shield/Desert Storm as a Public Health/Emergency Medical Technician.  

Mrs. Watson and her husband, Robert, have been married for 24 years and have two children, Hailey and Hayden. Robert is a Social Studies teacher and coach in Bastrop ISD. Hailey is a Texas Tech University graduate with a degree in chemical dependency and family counseling.  Hayden is in his junior year as an Aviation major at Delta State University.

When Mrs. Watson is not working she enjoys being outdoors, especially on the water, playing with her dogs, watching sports, reading and painting.