Instructor Spotlight


Instructor Artist Thornton photo’d in the

Collegiate Academies following SPCH 1311.

Dr. Artist Thornton 
Dual Credit Speech Instructor
“Students who are engaged in the learning process make me excited to teach.” - Dr. Artist Thornton

Outside of being the Speech Communications instructor for the DeSoto Collegiate Academies, Dr. Artist Thornton is a distinguished author, actor, motivational speaker, and professor. With experience ranging from Higher Education to Counseling, Dr. Thornton enjoys educating students in Speech Communications, but also uses his platform to inform students on current events and affairs. Since Spring of 2016, Dr. Thornton has appreciated teaching DeSoto collegiate students who are enthusiastic about learning. He plans to return for Fall 2018.