Meet the Directors
Michael Zook, Director of Choirs, Vandegrift High School, is a native Texan who grew up and attended high school in Kingwood, Texas. He received his Bachelors in Music Education from Texas Tech University.
After college Michael worked for a church in Klein for 2 years as the Youth Worship Pastor before starting his teaching career in Spring ISD. He taught Twin Creeks MS for 5 years before moving to Clements High School in Sugarland, Texas. After teaching for 2 years at Clements HS as the Assistant Choir Director, Michael was hired to be the Head Choir Director at Vandegrift High School.
This is Michael's seventh year as the Head Director of the choir program at Vandegrift High School and his Chorale Women's Choir was chosen to sing at TMEA and SWACDA in the Spring of 2016.
He is proud to be a Viper and has a genuine love for teaching and singing. He also likes to spend his free time fishing, cooking, eating, leading worship at his home church, and sings with the Conspirare Symphonic Choir in Austin, Texas.
Megan Goodman, Associate Choir Director, Vandegrift High School, is a graduate of McMurry University with a Bachelor's in Music Education. A native Texan, Megan grew up in west Texas and was active in her high school and church choir programs. That grew into a love of choral music and teaching. Megan taught for 11 years at Marble Falls Middle School growing the program from 30 students to almost 300, with 7 performing choirs.
Her choirs have consistently received UIL sweepstakes and Best in class awards. Over the years, Megan has also been an active voice teacher, judge, TMEA Clinician, and choir clinician in the area. She loves helping students find their passion for music. Megan has received many accolades including being voted Most Valuable Teacher by MFMS in the fall of 2010, was named MFMS Teacher of the Year 2011-2012 and was the TMEA/UIL Region 26 Middle School Coordinator for three years.
She has sung with Austin Civic Chorus and the Austin Symphony and served as the Alto Section leader for two years there. In her free time Megan loves spending time with family, her dogs, and traveling.