Veteran mathematics instructor, Melynda Wright, has been named the first-ever HP 100 Centennial Celebrations Chair at Highland Park High School.
Wright is currently leading a team of 22 teachers as the HPHS Mathematics Department Chair, a position held since early 2009. Prior to her experience as a mathematics instructor with Highland Park ISD, Dr. Wright served as the Assistant Principal of Rockwall High School from 2002-2006, and a mathematics instructor at the Smithville and Wyle School Districts. She is a graduate of St. Edward's University with a degree in mathematics and a minor in political science. She has her M.Ed. from Texas State University and her Ed.D. in Education Administration from Texas A&M Commerce.