Varsity Basketball girls honored at School Board meeting

Image: Lady Gladiator Basketball 2014-15
(L-R) Coach Melissa Fulmer, Brycelen Richards, Lizzie Garcia, Emmy Cunningham, Cory Chance, Tara Wallis, Taleyia Wilson, K’Breona Davis, Coach Tina Richards
Not pictured – Lillie Perry, Alex Minton, Kortnei Johnson, T’Keya Pace, Brooke DeBorde, Janae Robertson, Annie Perry, Vanessa Cantu

The Lady Gladiator varsity basketball squad, who finished 6-0 in district and are advancing to the area round on Friday, were recognized by the school board during their regular monthly meeting on Monday evening. The Lady Gladiators are ranked 15th in TGCA (Texas Girls Coaches Association) and 20th in the TABC (Texas Association of Basketball Coaches).

Italy ISD hires new teachers

Image: New Stafford Elementary Staff (l to r)
Margaret Lyons, Pre K; Angela Green, Counselor; Sandra Masterson, Kindergarten; Jessika Otero, Pre-K. Not pictured Lari Licon, SPED, Resource.

The Italy ISD Board of Trustees approved hiring five staff members at Stafford Elementary and two new staff for Italy High School. Superintendent, Jaime Velasco, stated this completed hiring for the year.

New Trustees Inducted to the Italy Independent School District

Image: Tessa South and Larry Creighton take the official oath of the Italy School Board.

On May 19, 2014, a regular meeting or the Board of Trustee of Italy Independent School District convened in the high school cafeteria. After the call to order, one of the business items was to induct the newly elected trustees, Tessa South and Larry Creighton. Also, on the agenda was to say goodbye to Paul Cockerham and Mark Stiles. Each worked hard for the school. Stiles gave 3 years of service and Cockerham was on the board for 6 years.