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Business, Marketing and Finance

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The Business, Marketing & Finance Career Cluster focuses on careers in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

Entrepreneurship Program of Study courses offered:

  • Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Practicum in Entrepreneurship
  • Career Prep

New Boston High School Business, Marketing, and Finance courses prepare students for careers in business management, ownership, accounting, project management and many other related occupations. Students learn about business operations, leadership, and communication skills through a consumer and management perspective. Internship opportunities enable students to apply what they learn in class, as well as make connections with local business owners.

Mrs. Melissa Farris graduated from Texas A&M-Texarkana in 1992 with a BBA in Accounting. She worked in accounting from 1990-1996. In 1994, she went back to school and earned her teaching certificate in English and Business and began teaching at New Boston High School in 1996 in the CTE department. In August 2022, she began working as an Academic/CTE Advisor. She also serves as the coordinator for the Career Preparations program. Mrs. Farris has been married for 33 years and has two children and one grandson. 

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Mrs. Amy Littleton graduated from Tarleton State University with a BBA in marketing and minor in psychology in 2002, and earned her Master’s in Educational Leadership in 2021. Mrs. Littleton brings 12 years of business ownership experience, as well as 20 years of experience working within the marketing, construction, and restaurant industries, to the classroom. Mrs. Littleton incorporates her years of business experience into her instruction as she prepares her students to become successful members of the workforce.


Accounting & Financial Services Program of Study courses offered:

  • Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
  • Money Matters
  • Practicum in Entrepreneurship
  • Career Prep

Mr. Aaron Wingfield is the NBHS CTE Accounting and Financial Services teacher, assistant head football coach/offensive coordinator, and head track coach. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Texas A&M University-Commerce. He has worked in the civic and social organization industry as well as construction management. Coach Wingfield has been an CTE educator since 2014 and coached multiple state-champion track athletes. He was named TTFCA/THCA 2021 Coach of the Year.



New Boston Independent School District offers Career and Technical Education programs in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Arts A/V Technology & Communications; Business, Marketing, and Finance; and Health Science. Admission to these programs is based on interest, age, grade level, and pre-requisite requirements.   It is the policy of the New Boston ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.   New Boston ISD will take steps to assure the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX/Section 504 coordinator.


New Boston Independent School District ofrece programas vocacionales en Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Arts A/V Technology & Communications; Business, Marketing, and Finance; and Health Science. La admisión a estos programas se basa en grade level, age appropriateness, y prior course prerequisite.   Es norma de New Boston Independent School District no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.  New Boston Independent School District tomará las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales. Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX/504.