Mineral Well High School Ram Elite is honored to introduce you to our 2021 MWHS Distinguished Alumni, Dr Kayla Watson Peak. Dr Peak is a member of the Mineral Wells High School Class of 1984. She began her education at Cullen Grimes Elementary and continued through MWISD until she graduated with honors from Mineral Wells High School. She received her Bachelor’s in Science from Tarleton State in 1988 as well as her Master’s in 1990. Dr Peak received her Doctoral Degree in 1995 from Texas A&M Commerce. Dr Peak grew up in a home of educators as both her parents Ronnie and Joyce Watson taught at Mineral Wells ISD for many years. And as a teacher at heart, Dr Peak has been honored with an extensive list of teaching awards throughout her career. Dr. Peak has spent her career immersed in the study of Kinesiology & Sport within the Higher Education setting. As a result, she was instrumental in elevating the Department of Kinesiology at Tarleton State University into the School of Kinesiology. Now, as the Head of the School, Peak is responsible for the overarching mission and vision, recruitment and retention, and historical documentation of the program. She has been a tireless advocate for the Kinesiology & Sport Industry. Known on the Tarleton campus for creating and implementing two very special events on campus-Fantastic Field Day and Rock the Gym which are designed specifically for area public schools with physical and cognitive disabilities. Dr Peak and her husband, Paul, have been married since 1993 and have one son, Paul-David. During their free time, the Peak family can be found on the golf course or camping in the great outdoors.
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REGISTER TODAY for the FREE Pathways to Successful Post-Secondary Schooling webinar on April 20 at 12:15 p.m. CST (English) and 1:30 p.m. CST (Spanish). Dr. Brenda L. Barrio, University of North Texas, and Sandye Cox, Region 10 ESC, will outline crucial skills necessary for post-secondary success for students with disabilities and share resources for both students and their families. Please click on attachments for more information
Mineral Wells High School Project Graduation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization that began in 1994 with the goal of providing a FREE all night event for all graduating seniors. Graduates from MWHS can socialize, play games, listen to music, eat, and win awesome prizes in an alcohol and drug free environment. For some graduates, this is the only celebration they might have access to on their big night. For others, this event will provide a safe alternative to other parties they might otherwise attend.
Time: 9 AM – 12 PM
Location: Gyms, Cafeteria, Dance Room
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Rider High School (4611 Cypress Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76310)
Time: 5 PM – 8 PM
Location: Mineral Wells High School (3801 Ram Blvd, Mineral Wells, TX 76067)
Time: 8 AM – 11 AM
Location: Library and Auditorium