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 in public school administration for 20+ years, 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 the founder and co-owner of Peace of Mind Medical Assurance, L.L.C. They have two children, Rashell and Chris, and five lovely grandchildren; Mikayla, Anthony, Ginn, Kadence, and Mason.