2021-2022 FCA Officers
President: Olivia Hampton
Vice-President: Carrington Kohout
Secretary: William Davis
Treasurer: Liberty Terrell
Sgt.-at-Arms: Preston Payne and Madi Mannering
H.S. Rep.: Lukas Laughlin
J.H. Rep.: Kate Mannering
Chaplain: Parker Payne and Sydney Hampton
Marty Hightower is a 2001 Graduate of Altus High School where she was on the girls’ tennis team ( #1 Doubles - 7th in 4A Tennis). Marty was point guard and a team captain on the girls’ basketball team as well, where she was named to the Class 5A Daily Oklahoman State All-Tournament Team and Carl Albert All-Tournament Team. She also set a school record with 91 career 3-point field goals made.
Upon graduation from high school she attended Western Oklahoma State College (WOSC), receiving her Associates degree in Liberal Arts while on a basketball scholarship. While at WOSC, Marty participated in FCA and was named Homecoming Queen, as well as Ms. WOSC. To further her education, Marty then transferred to Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford, OK, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology (Science in Education).
Mrs. Hightower’s first teaching position was at Washita Heights Public Schools in Corn, OK, where she taught elementary physical education and was Head Girls’ Basketball Coach for grades 3-12 and assistant softball coach. After teaching and coaching there for two years, she spent one year teaching high school computer applications and assisting junior high and high school softball and basketball at Sayre Public Schools. Marty and her husband, D. J. moved to Thomas in 2009 and she started teaching again in 2016 here at Thomas Public Schools. She has been the elementary PE teacher, middle school English teacher, Health and Reading teacher, assistant girls’ peewee coach, as well as the FCA sponsor.
Marty and her husband D. J. have two children, Lillie and Davis.