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Derrick Edwards - Principal

Derrick Edwards


My Name is Derrick Edwards, I got my undegraduate degree in secondary education from the University of North Texas (GO MEAN GREEN). I moved to South East Texas in 2019 and I quickly went back to school to get my Masters in Educational Leadership where I graduated in 2020. This is my 3rd year here at Kountze High School in the administrative role. I also have teaching certifications in Social Studies 4-8, Social Studies 8-12, Physical Education, and ESL. I love working in with the students here at Kountze and I love being a part of this community. I have 3 wonderful kids, two boys and a baby girl, their names are Knox 7, Hendrix 3 and Jovie 1. My wife who is also in education and I have been married since 2012.