In preparation for the 2019-20 school year, Lamar Consolidated ISD has named four administrators in advance of the 2019-2020 school year.
Diane Parks was named the district’s new Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education. A graduate of Purdue University, Parks has her masters from the University of Houston.
Parks is currently the principal at Hubenak Elementary and previously served as the Principal at Ray Elementary. Prior to coming to Lamar CISD, Parks also taught second and fourth grade in Galena Park ISD.
Parks takes over for Leslie Haack, who was named an assistant superintendent at Katy ISD last month.
Jennifer Zebold was named the new principal at Briscoe Junior High School. A graduate of Texas State University, she received her masters from Houston Baptist University.
Zebold currently serves as the principal of Wertheimer Middle School and was previously the Principal of Adolphus and Williams Elementary. Prior to coming to LCISD, Zebold was a teacher and assistant principal in Katy ISD.
Heather Patterson was named the new principal of George Ranch High School. A graduate of Texas Tech University, she received her masters from the University of Houston-Victoria.
Patterson currently serves as the principal of Polly Ryon Middle School and she previously served in both the principal and assistant principal roles at Velasquez Elementary.
Prior to taking the helm as an administrator, she also taught at Travis and Pink Elementary.
Dr. Fred Black, the current principal at George Ranch, is leaving to go to another district.
To replace Patterson, Kevin Croft was named the new principal of Polly Ryon. Croft received his bachelors and masters degrees from Schreiner College.
Croft is currently the assistant principal at Polly Ryon and previously served as an assistant principal at George Ranch High School. Prior to taking the helm as an administrator, he also taught at George Ranch and within Junction ISD.