|Arkansas House of Representatives District 26|
|Bachelor's||Arkansas State University|
|Master's||Arkansas State University|
|Other||Ed.D., University of Arkansas|
Hightower received both his B.A. and MSE from Arkansas State University. He went on to receive his Ed.D. from the University of Arkansas. Hightower is a retired educator and formerly served in the military.
|Arkansas House of Representatives District 26 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Hightower and his wife, Betty, have six children and eight grandchildren.
State of Arkansas
Little Rock (capital)
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