Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's of Science in Communication Studies, Texas Tech University Master's of Educational Leadership, UT Arlington English 8-12, Speech 8-12, & Principal EC-12 Certified
Mr. C. Drew McConnaughhay
Mr. McConnaughhay is currently in his 8th year with Hutto ISD. In his time at Hutto, he has served as an assistant principal at both Hutto High School and Farley Middle School. Before moving to administration, Mr. McConnaughhay taught English I at the high school and was the head basketball coach for the 2015 District Champion Lady Hippos. Mr. McConnaughhay joined Hippo Nation in 2013 having moved his family from Copperas Cove, TX where he taught Professional Communication and coached girls basketball and track.
Prior to working in education, Mr. McConnaughhay served in the United States Coast Guard as both a search & rescue boat crewman and a Federal Boarding Officer. This choice of service was inspired by traveling the world with his father, Chaplain Don McConnaughhay, U.S. Army (Retired) through seven different states and two different countries; Mr. McConnaughhay was also able to serve during this time through mission work in Nairobi, Kenya.
Mr. McConnaughhay obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Texas Tech University and his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Instruction through UT-Arlington.
Mr. McConnaughhay is married to Angelice McConnaughhay who is a registrar at Hutto High School. They are proud parents of Kade and Kaylianne who are both students at Hutto ISD. During his leisure time, Mr. McConnaughhay enjoys spending time with family, camping, and bow hunting in Texas and Arkansas. Mr. McConnaughhay, and his family, are proud to live in Texas and are blessed to be a part of Hippo Nation!
Mr. McConnaughhay states, “I consider myself very blessed to have the privilege of serving my community and Hutto ISD as the Principal of RHA & DAEP. I firmly believe that my purpose on this earth is to serve the betterment of my community and its people, and am proud to serve this purpose by inspiring RHA and DAEP students to embrace excellence in learning, life, character, and career!”
Make Excellence Your Habit!!!