As the Technical Director at Carroll Senior High School, Mr. Cotton has the pleasure of working with many exceptional young thespians, both on stage and behind the scenes.

Mr. Cotton is beyond excited to continue to support the Dragon Drama family as the Technical Director for Carroll Senior High School. Mr. Cotton holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from the University of North Texas. Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Mr. Cotton specialized in design and directing, as well as devising theatre.

In just his first year teaching here at Carroll, his students received numerous awards and recognitions from the University Interscholastic League, the Dallas Summer Musical Awards, the Betty Lynn Buckley Awards, and the Schmidt and Jones Awards. In 2015, Mr. Cotton received the Bill & Ann Stokes Scholarship, the Lucille Murchison Scholarship in Technical Theatre, as well as the Ralph B. Culp Endowment Fund. Mr. Cotton attributes most of his successes to his several mentors and family members. A special thanks to Jamie Pringle.