Mr. Newton is a Marlow High School graduate. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK in May 1980 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Finance, and then later graduated with a Master's Degree in Educational Administration in 1991.
After graduating from SWOSU in 1980, he lived in Oklahoma City, OK where he was employed in management for the TG&Y Department Stores. He later went to work for the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation for two years as a Business Revision Analyst, and concluded his business field experience working for Midwestern Compression, Inc. where he served as their Business/Purchasing Manager.
After working in the business industry, he entered into education where he has taught business courses, coached, and worked in administration.
He has served for 25+ years in public school administration, ten of which were as middle school principal/coach for the Mt.View-Gotebo school system, and currently has been at Central High School since August 1999.
He lives with his wife Sherry in the Central High District. Sherry is a retired LPN after serving numerous years in all fields of nursing. She has worked as an office nurse, field nurse, and her latest work was as an administrator in the Home Health field. She was also instrumental in owning and starting Peace of Mind Medical Assurance, LLC.. They have two children, Rashell and Chris, and six lovely grandchildren; Mikayla, Giann, Tanna, Anthony, Kadence, and Mason. He also has one great granddaughter, Layla.