Office Staff

Mr. Eddie Ashley, Principal

Phone: (830) 357-2603

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Mr. Eddie Ashley, Principal

Years in Education:
18
 
What is your favorite part of your position?
Working to ensure Champion High School is a great place for teachers and students.
 
Tell us about your family and pets:
I am married to my high school sweetheart, Christie. We have two daughters, Kimber and Kay.
 
What do you like to do when you're not at school?
Spending time with family at the beach.
 
What was your favorite subject in school?
Aquatic Science
 
What is your favorite book?
Most Likely to Succeed
 
What is your favorite food?
Hamburgers
 
Who is your favorite sports team?
Manchester United
   
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ― Lou Holtz
Mrs. Emily Steffek, Academic Dean

Phone: (830) 357-2616

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Mrs. Emily Steffek, Academic Dean

Years in Education:
13
 
What is your favorite part of your position?
Helping people.
 
Tell us about your family and pets:
One dog, two cats
 
What do you like to do when you're not at school?
Hike
 
What was your favorite subject in school?
English
 
What is your favorite book?
The Things They Carried
 
What is your favorite food?
Chinese
  
What is something unique about you?
I'm fascinated with Great White Sharks.
 
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
Sometimes there is a greater purpose than what we have the capability to envision.
Ms. Lauran Knight, Assistant Principal

Phone: (830) 357-2616

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Ms. Lauran Knight, Assistant Principal

(Last names A-F)

Years in Education:
17
 
What is your favorite part of your position?
Every day is new and different
 
Tell us about your family and pets:
Gabe and Ava are my family. George is our dog. We are an eclectic bunch.
 
What do you like to do when you're not at school?
We have a great balance outside of school. We play hard. We stay busy with all sorts of activities such as basketball, running, golf, hunting, family, traveling. We try new things and are great at finding days to do nothing at all but hang out at home.
 
What was your favorite subject in school?
History - Government
 
What is your favorite book?
Rain of Gold
 
What is your favorite food?
Pizza is my go-to favorite, currently.
 
Who is your favorite sports team?
Right now - every team my kiddo plays on
 
What is something unique about you?
I'm a true Marfa Light
 
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
"Do not put off tomorrow what you can do today."
Mr. Jason Miller, Assistant Principal

Phone: (830) 357-2616

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Mr. Jason Miller, Assistant Principal

(Last names G-N)

Years in Education:
20
 
What is your favorite part of your position?
Working with the parents and students
 
Tell us about your family and pets:
Married to Heather for 19 years. Daughter - Elisabeth 16 years old. Son - Thomas 12 years old. One Cat - Hazel
 
What do you like to do when you're not at school?
Hunt
 
What was your favorite subject in school?
Accounting
 
What is your favorite book?
Guns, Germs, and Steel
 
What is your favorite food?
BBQ Brisket
 
Who is your favorite sports team?
Texas A&M Aggie
 
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
James 1:19 - My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,"
Mr. Zack Bates, Assistant Principal

Phone: (830) 357-2616

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Mr. Zack Bates, Assistant Principal

(Last names O-Z)

Years in Education:

6

What is your favorite part of your position?

Helping students grow into successful young adults

Tell us about your family and pets:

My fiance Morgan teaches 3rd grade and we have a yellow lab named Sadie.

What do you like to do when you're not at school?

I enjoy spending time with family, going hunting, working out at CrossFit, mountain biking and going to the lake.

What was your favorite subject in school?

Math

What is your favorite book?

Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter

What is your favorite food?

Anything from a BBQ pit

Who is your favorite sports team?

I honestly don't have one, I love a good rival game or an underdog. College football is definitely my favorite to watch.

Waht is your favorite inspirational quote?

"With struggle comes character"

 

Mr. Manuel Villarreal, Assistant Principal

Phone: (830) 357-2616

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Mr. Manuel Villarreal, Assistant Principal

(Special Education)
 
Years in Education:
16
 
What is your favorite part of your position?
Guiding students to achieve success
 
Tell us about your family and pets:
Wife & three kids, two dogs
 
What do you like to do when you're not at school?
Live live!
 
What was your favorite subject in school?
History
 
What is your favorite book?
Uncommon by Tony Dungy
 
What is your favorite food?
Chicken Parmesan
 
Who is your favorite sports team?
Dallas Cowboys
 
What is something unique about you?
I listen to radio music instead of streaming
 
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
"If you are not first, you're last."