Mr. C. Luke Murphree is the counselor for the New Tech Academy.
Mr. Murphree grew up in Bruce, Mississippi. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Mississippi where he received a B.A. in English while also studying psychology and eastern religions. Having seen enough of Mississippi, Mr. Murphree ventured out west and decided to call El Paso home. While out west, he fell in love with the desert and received his M.A. in Education at the University of Texas – El Paso. He then relocated to Austin. Prior to becoming a guidance counselor, Mr. Murphree was a high school ELA teacher for eight years. He is an avid reader who enjoys live music and spending time with his two dogs.