Meet the Directors
Stephanie Thurston is the Head Choir Director at Chisholm Trail Middle School. She has been a teacher at Northwest for the past 25 years and loves it! Her favorite age to teach is middle school. Mrs. Thurston loves working at CTMS and spending time with her many great students.
Mrs. Thurston is a graduate of Oral Roberts University with a Bachelors of Music Education degree. She is an active member of Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA). When Mrs. Thurston is not teaching, she loves being a mom, hanging out with friends, being active in her church's worship team and church choir, playing board and card games, doing puzzles, reading great books, traveling, watching movies and anything having to do with the Civil War. She also enjoys playing the piano, singing and spending time with her family.
She has 3 sons, Adam, Justin and James. They have two dogs, Pebbles & BamBam.
Her desire is that her students will also enjoy their year of choir and learn how to grow in their talent of music. She looks forward to watching each of her students become better musicians.
Mrs. Peacock is a passionate and experienced music educator who has been teaching choir to 6th-8th grade students for over a decade and a half. Her love for music started at a young age, and she pursued her passion by earning a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University with a vocal emphasis.
Her teaching style is focused on creating a safe and inclusive environment for all students to express themselves through music. She believes that music has the power to bring people together and inspire creativity and personal growth. She is an active member of Texas Music Educators Association and Texas Choral Directors Association.
Apart from her role as a choir teacher, Mrs. Peacock loves spending time with her family, friends and cheering on the Red Raiders. She has been married for 9 years and has 1 year old boy/girl twins with her husband. She loves to spend time with friends, family, and build relationships within the community.