Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Rance Hawthorne
Mr. Hawthorne is a graduate of White Oak High School (2005), attended Kilgore Junior College (2005-2007) and graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2010) where he earned a Bachelors degree in Instrumental Music Education. Having worked at Hallsville ISD previous to being Director of Bands for Kilgore Middle School, he is returning to Bobcat Land as the Head Band Director for Hallsville Junior High. He currently serves as principal trombonist for the East Texas Symphonic Band as well as playing in the Longview Symphony Orchestra, Marshall Symphony Orchestra, and several groups that perform all over Lousiana, Texas, & Florida. Mr. Hawthorne is an avid Texas Rangers fan despite his wife McCall coercing their son Thomas to be a Red Sox fan.
If you ever need to contact Mr. Hawthorne:
RHawthorne@hisd.com (Best Method)
903-668-5990 ext. 2069