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Denton ISD's Dr. David Hicks named Sherman ISD superintendent

David Hicks Dr. David Hicks, Denton ISD’s area superintendent of secondary academic programs, has been named the superintendent of Sherman ISD, a role he will begin in January.

In his three years with Denton ISD, Dr. Hicks has overseen the operations of instructional and administrative leadership for all district middle and high schools – including 14 schools, 32 campus and district administrators, 900 teachers, and roughly 13,000 students.

Dr. Hicks has more than 27 years of experience in public education and has served in leadership roles at three school districts. Prior to his time with Denton ISD, Dr. Hicks served as a principal in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD and assistant principal both there and in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. He began his education career as a teacher and teacher trainer in CFB ISD.

“I’m excited to lead Sherman ISD, and I thank the students, families and staff of Denton ISD for their community passion and commitment to educational excellence,” Dr. Hicks said. “I’ve greatly appreciated my time in Denton ISD, and building relationships within our community has been a true joy.”

Dr. Hicks earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Dallas as well as a master’s degree in educational administration and doctorate in educational leadership from the University of North Texas.