2021-2022 TASSP STATE Principals and Assistant Principal of the Year

Congratulations to the TASSP Principals and Assistant Principal of the Year. The TASSP Principal Image Committee conducted interviews with each candidate, and selected the individuals listed below for these prestigious awards.

TASSP High School Principal of the Year: Dr. Sean Walker, Royce City High School
TASSP Middle School Principal of the Year: Dr. David Arencibia, Colleyville Middle School, Grapevine-Colleyville
TASSP Assistant Principal of the Year: LaTrese Smith, Connally High School

Dr. David Arencibia is the Texas Nominee for the NASSP Principal of the Year Award


Congratulations to the Finalists:

Joe Gandar, Lincoln MS, San Angelo | Region 15: Finalist MS POY
Marti Makuta, Cavazos MS, Lubbock | Region 17: Finalist MS POY
Shawn Read Boys Ranch HS Boys Ranch | Region 16: Finalist HS POY
Estela Reyes Bay City HS Bay City }| Region 3: Finalist HS POY
Elizabeth Raska Clear Lake HS Clear Creek | Region 4: Finalist APOY
Ruenna Valdez Austin HS El Paso | Region 19: Finalist APOY

2021-2022 TASSP Region Principals and Assistant Principal of the Year


Congratulations to the following for being selected by their colleagues in their respective regions
as the 
2021-2022 Region Principals and Assistant Principals of the Year:

Region 1 •  Ivan Karr, HS Principal, Sharyland Advanced Academic Acad, Sharyland ISD
Region 1 •  Alfredo Palapa, MS Principal, Salvador Garcia Middle School, United ISD
Region 1 •  Arlene Trevino, HS Ass’t. Principal, United High School - 9th Grade Campus, United ISD
Region 1 •  Priscilla Trigo, MS Ass’t. Principal, Elias Longoria Middle School, Edinburg CISD
Region 2 •  Anna Fuentes, MS Principal, Haas Middle School, Corpus Christi ISD
Region 2 •  Dr. Barbara Brinkman, MS Ass’t. Principal, Cunningham MS @ South Park, Corpus Christi ISD
Region 3 •  Estela Reyes, HS Principal, Bay City High School, Bay City ISD
Region 3 •  Jo Beth Jones, MS Principal, Howell Middle School, Victoria ISD
Region 3 •  Steve Saenz, HS Ass’t. Principal, El Campo High School, El Campo ISD
Region 3 •  Dustin Meaux, MS Ass’t. Principal, Goliad Middle School, Goliad ISD
Region 4 •  Robert Laird, HS Principal, Channelview High School, Channelview ISD
Region 4 •  Elizabeth Raska, HS Assoc. Principal, Clear Lake High School, Clear Creek ISD
Region 5 •  Nicholas Phillips, HS Principal, West Brook High School, Beaumont ISD
Region 5 •  Shyulanda Randle-Filer, MS Principal, Vincent Middle School, Beaumont ISD
Region 5 •  Wayne Stephenson, HS Ass’t. Principal, Little Cypress-Mauriceville HS, Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD
Region 5 •  Candace Gore, MS Ass’t. Principal, Lumberton Middle School, Lumberton ISD
Region 6 •  Monica Guerrero, MS Principal, Navasota Junior High School, Navasota ISD
Region 6 •  Donald Wesley, Jr., MS Ass’t. Principal, Navasota Junior High School, Navasota ISD
Region 7 •  Crystal Brock, HS Principal, Harleton High School, Harleton ISD
Region 7 •  John Smiley, HS Ass’t. Principal, Tyler Legacy High School, Tyler ISD
Region 7 •  Jeremy Whitten, MS Ass’t. Principal, Van Junior High School, Van ISD
Region 8 •  Kelly Baird, HS Principal, Como-Pickton High School, Como-Pickton CISD
Region 8 •  Susan Childress, MS Principal, Morris Upchurch Middle School, Queen City ISD
Region 8 •  Debbie Davis, HS Ass’t. Principal, Texas High School, Texarkana ISD
Region 8 •  Zach Fowler, MS Assoc. Principal, Pleasant Grove Middle School, Pleasant Grove ISD
Region 9 •  Dr. Cody Blair, HS Principal, SH Rider High School, Wichita Falls ISD
Region 9 •  Darla Biddy, MS Principal, WF George Middle School, Iowa Park Cons ISD
Region 9 •  Samuel Perry, HS Ass’t. Principal, Graham High School, Graham ISD
Region 9 •  Kyle Davenport, MS Ass’t. Principal, Barwise Middle School, Wichita Falls ISD
Region 10 •  Dr. Sean Walker, HS Principal, Royse City High School, Royse City ISD
Region 10 •  Holly Rogers, MS Principal, Scott Johnson MS, McKinney ISD
Region 10 •  Dr. Paula Kent, HS Ass’t. Principal, McKinney North High School, McKinney ISD
Region 10 •  Amy Sanford, MS Ass’t. Principal, Ford Middle School, Allen ISD
Region 11 •  Randy Cobb, HS Principal, Azle High School, Azle ISD
Region 11 •  Dr. David Arencibia, MS Principal, Colleyville Middle School, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
Region 11 •  Kara Lea Deardorff, HS Assoc. Principal, Byron Nelson High School, Northwest ISD
Region 11 •  Patricia Lutkenhaus, MS Ass’t. Principal, Gene Pike Middle School, Northwest ISD
Region 12 •  Jimmy Jackson, HS Principal, Clifton High School, Clifton ISD
Region 12 •  Nicola Gardere, MS Ass’t. Principal, Marlin High School, Marlin ISD
Region 13 •  Chris Simpson, HS Principal, Leander High School, Leander ISD
Region 13 •  Dr. Keith Morgan, MS Principal, Cedar Park Middle School, Leander ISD
Region 13 •  LaTrese Smith, HS Ass’t. Principal, John B Connally High School, Pflugerville ISD
Region 13 •  Jaime Bell Garrison, MS Ass’t. Principal, Artie L Henry Middle School, Leander ISD
Region 14 •  Craig Kent, HS Principal, Cisco High School, Cisco ISD
Region 14 •  Jerry Russell, MS Principal, Snyder Junior High School, Snyder ISD
Region 14 •  Travis Gregory, HS Ass’t. Principal, Snyder High School, Snyder ISD
Region 14 •  Joshua Parker, MS Ass’t. Principal, Snyder Junior High School, Snyder ISD
Region 15 •  Joe Gandar, MS Principal, Lincoln Middle School, San Angelo ISD
Region 15 •  Lori Holubec, MS Ass’t. Principal, Brady Middle School, Brady ISD
Region 16 •  Shawn Read, HS Principal, Boys Ranch High School, Boys Ranch ISD
Region 16 •  Jamie Winborne, MS Principal, Pampa Junior High School, Pampa ISD
Region 16 •  Megan Longoria, HS Ass’t. Principal, Canadian High School, Canadian ISD
Region 16 •  Arely Diaz, MS Ass’t. Principal, River Road Middle School, River Road ISD
Region 17 •  Daylan Sellers, HS Principal, Seagraves High School, Seagraves ISD
Region 17 •  Marti Makuta, MS Principal, Cavazos Middle School, Lubbock ISD
Region 17 •  Misty McClurg, HS Ass’t. Principal, Plainview High School, Plainview ISD
Region 17 •  Miranda Ruvalcaba, MS Ass’t. Principal, Cavazos Middle School, Lubbock ISD
Region 18 •  Patty Acosta, HS Principal, Monahans High School, Monahans ISD
Region 18 •  Cyndi Pyles, MS Principal, Abell Jr. High School, Midland ISD
Region 18 •  Ysmael Lujan, HS Assoc. Principal, Permian High School, Ector County ISD
Region 19 •  Javier Salgado, MS Principal, Parkland High School, Ysleta ISD
Region 19 •  Ruenna Valdez, HS Ass’t. Principal, Austin High School, El Paso ISD
Region 19 •  Jeff Ellsworth, MS Ass’t. Principal, Parkland High School, Ysleta ISD
Region 20 •  Robert Harris, HS Principal, Harlan High School, Northside ISD
Region 20 •  Lourdes Medina, MS Principal, Stinson Middle School, Northside ISD
Region 20 •  Zachary Beshea, MS Ass’t. Principal, Boerne North Middle School, Boerne ISD