Erika Prater - English/Journalism
This is my 21st year as a faculty member at Hawkins High School.  I teach English I for freshmen and English IV/Business English for seniors. I also facilitate the English IV dual-credit class in conjunction with Tyler Junior College.   I am the yearbook adviser, which involves working with my staff to create the district yearbook and our online news website, HHSbluereview.com.  In Academic UIL, I coach the four journalism events (News Writing, Feature Writing, Editorial Writing, and Headline Writing), Literary Criticism, and Ready Writing.  I am a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and Texas A&M University.  We have four children, two of whom are currently attending Hawkins schools.  You can Contact Me via email.