My name is Everett Hodges. I graduated from Oklahoma Christian in 1979. This is my 40th year to teach band and my 12th year back in Waurika. I have taught in both Texas and Oklahoma. In 1998, the Petrolia band was named the Outstanding Concert Band for Class A in all of Texas. The Waurika band has qualified for state 7 of the last 9 years, the only times in school history. In 2012, the band made its first I rating in state compeititon in school history. I am the Band Director and the Athletic Director. I teach Oklahoma History, 6th grade Social Studies, and am Assistant Softball and Girls Basketball. I was honored to be selected Waurika’s Teacher of the Year in 2016-17. I am married to Ann Hodges, WHS Math Instructor. Between us, we have 6 kids, (Kelli Plumb, Scott Hodges, Kaci Johnson on my side, and Steve, Jon, and Kyle Waid on wife's) and 13 grandkids -Carson, Jace, and Landon Plumb, Drew, Hallie, and Beau Hodges, Molly and McKenzie Johnson, and Ella, Vivi, Corbin, Bennett, and Ava Waid.