President: Makenna Rijken
Vice President: Sarah Howard
Secretary: Renee Ready
Sergeant at Arms: Matt Stogsdill
Publicity: Bianca Castillo, Angela Enger, Mikaela Pearson
Social Chairs: Yerim Colin, Audrey Fraley, Julius Hernandez
Treasurer: Reagan Maxwell
Chaplain: Addy Cathey
Historians: Isabella Navarette and Makayla Padalino
Librarians: Ella Brown and Carson Dudley
Jed Ragsdale will begin his twenty-fourth year of teaching and will be starting year six as the Head Choir Director of the Tomball Memorial High School Wildcat Choir Program. Prior to teaching at TMHS, Jed was the Head Director at Cy-Fair HS from 2005-16, Assistant Director at Jersey Village HS in 2004-05, and Langham Creek HS from 1998-2004. While at Langham Creek, his Varsity Men’s Choir performed at the 2004 Texas Music Educators’ Association Convention. Choirs under Jed’s direction have consistently earned Sweepstakes at UIL, earned Best-in-Class honors at state and national competitions, performed at various invitationals and in 2012 the Cy-Fair HS Chorale was the featured choir to perform at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.
Jed is a frequent choir clinician and adjudicator and has conducted over 40 high school and middle school All-Region and Festival Choirs throughout Texas. He is currently the Texas Music Educators’ Association Vice- President in many capacities such as All-State Mixed Choir Organizer, Vocal Division Clinic Coordinator, Area E Chair, Area F Chair, Region 27 Vocal Division Chair, All-State Choir Section Leader, TMEA Facilities Chair, TCDA Hospitality Chair and TCDA Ways and Means Committee.
Vocal performance credits include Houston Symphony Chorus, The Texas Master Chorale, Choir of St. John the Divine, the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra and the Houston Metropolitan Consort. He has been a proud member of Trinity Vineyard Church since its inception in 2005, where he is also a Home-group leader and sound engineer.
Jed received a Bachelor of Music from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, studying with Dr. Kenny Sheppard, and a Master of Education in Administration from Lamar University. His life revolves around his two incredible children, Avery and Aidan.
Jed’s goal for the TMHS Wildcat Choir Program is to not only be recognized at the state level, but the national level, for performance and student leadership.
Jordyn White is a proud Houstonian and Baylor University graduate entering her second year of teaching. Originally from Katy, Jordyn returned to the Houston area as assistant director at South Houston High School, and is excited to return to TMHS where she student taught. In her first year teaching, Jordyn was named New Teacher of the Year for South Houston High School, and District-Wide New High School Teacher of the Year for Pasadena ISD.
While attending Baylor University, Jordyn sang with the Baylor A Cappella Choir and Chamber Singers, and studied under Dr. Stephen Gusukuma and Dr. Lynne Gackle. She participated in many School of Music organizations including the Baylor University Music Educators Association, and ACDA student chapter.
Upon Graduation, Jordyn was named Outstanding Senior Woman in the Baylor School of Music, and was awarded the Choral Music Education Award, TMEA Collegiate Music Educator’s Award, and the Future Educator Scholarship for the Alpha Delta Kappa South Central Region.
Jordyn is very excited to return to the TMHS family as an official Wildcat and begin this school year. Sic ‘em and Go Wildcats!