Mrs. Karen Bender

Phone: 903-566-2311


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Mrs. Karen Bender

Karen graduated from North High School in Wichita, Kansas.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Oklahoma Christian University with a double major in voice and piano, as well as receiving her Master’s degree in the Fine Arts from Oklahoma City University.  She completed her Educational Administration certificate at the University of Texas at Tyler where she was a member of Alpha Chi.  She and her husband, Gary, have three grown children, two of which are Chapel Hill High School graduates.  Karen has been in our District for 13 years and serves as the Principal of Chapel Hill Collegiate Early College High School.  Karen is excited to start year thirteen and to be a part of such a dynamic, innovative campus.  Go Bulldogs!