LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Two new principals were named for Lubbock Independent School District in the Thursday LISD Trustees meeting.
Chris Smith, currently an assistant principal at Lubbock High School, was named as the new associate principal at Estacado High School and Cindy Andrews was named principal at Murfee Elementary.
Smith has been very involved in directing educational, administrative and counseling activities in his current role at Lubbock High. He received a bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University a master's degree and superintendent certification from Lubbock Christian University. The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals named him Assistant Principal of the Year in 2009. He taught history in several district and regional schools, served as a combat medic the U S Army Reserve and was an assistant principal at Cavazos Middle School.
Cindy Andrews currently serves as an assistant principal at Bayless Elementary and has also served as an assistant principal at Whiteside and Murfee Elementary Schools. Andrews received a bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and a master's degree from Lubbock Christian University. In 2007, she was named the Region 17 Assistant Principal of the Year. She was a classroom teacher from 1979 to 2001, including specialized instruction in Gifted and Talented, English/Language Arts and Math. She received an International OMer award for her work with Odyssey of the Mind and served on the Destination Imagination regional board.
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