2017-18. Mr. Doggett will begin his 24th year of teaching and 1st year at Magnolia West High School. Before coming to MWHS, Mr. Doggett taught at Odessa High School, San Angelo Central High School, Industrial High School and Spring High School. Receiving a bachelors degree in theatre and speech communication from Texas State (1988) and his Masters degree in directing from Baylor University (1997), Mr. Doggett is a native of the Temple/Rogers area and graduated from Rogers High School in 1983. Mr. Doggett has worked and directed professionally in Dallas with the Greater Tuna Corporation and at the Plano Children's Theatre. He directed the world premiere production of Salado Legends, an epic outdoor musical drama about the history and pre-history of Central Texas. He directed the production for a total of 10 years. The production stars over 200 actors, technicians, and animals and is in its 22nd year of performance and has been rated as one of the top outdoor musical drams in the United States. He has served as artistic director for Tablerock Amphitheater in Salado and was on the board of directors for ten years. Mr. Doggett has also worked professionally as the technical director at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple, Texas and was a member of the board of governors for the Globe of the Great Southwest, in Odessa, Texas. Mr. Doggett has directed over 100 plays and musicals throughout his career with actors from all levels (K-12, college, community, as well as professional levels). Mr. Doggett's students have experienced many successes at the state level in both UIL speaking events and in the UIL one-act play contest, winning many individual acting and technical awards along with numerous advancing play awards. In 2000, his production of Picnic won 2nd runner up at the Texas state one-act play contest in the 3A division along with his student winning the Samuel French acting award, in 2004 his production of The Voice of the Prairie and his 2013 production of Mariner advanced to the state meet, in the 2A division. Mr. Doggett is also a member of the UIL Advisory Committee and is a member of the Texas Educational Theatre Association Board of Governors serving as co-membership chair and from 2008-2011 was the Communication chair. Mr. Doggett was a recipient of the 2010 University Interscholastic League's Sponsor Excellence Award. In 2014, Mr. Doggett was voted Industrial High School’s teacher of the by his peers and awarded Industrial ISD’s secondary teacher of the year by IISD administration.