Kerrville ISD Announces New Principal of Nimitz Elementary
Kerrville ISD announced the appointment of Julie Johnson as Principal of Nimitz Elementary, beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. Johnson was recommended at the May 16th Board of Trustees meeting by Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., and was approved unanimously.
"Mrs. Johnson is a dedicated educator and a wonderful person," said Dan Troxell, Ph.D., Superintendent. "Her warm personality and leadership skills will make her an excellent principal, and the Nimitz community is fortunate to have her."
Johnson currently serves as Director of Special Education at Flour Bluff ISD. Prior to her role as Director of Special Education, Johnson was an administrator and teacher in Flour Bluff ISD since 2002. She also taught for a year in the Gregory-Portland ISD.
"I am excited to join the Nimitz family," said Johnson. "I look forward to continuing the traditions that have become an integral part of the Nimitz experience. I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve the students, staff, and parents of Nimitz Elementary."
Johnson graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies. She obtained a Master's in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
Valedictorian, Salutatorian Introduced at
Senior Awards Ceremony
The 2016 Senior Awards Ceremony was held on Monday, May 9 at the Kathleen C. Cailloux Center for the Arts. Trevor Ford was introduced as Valedictorian and Riley Risinger as Salutatorian of the graduating class.
$3,785,242 in scholarships were awarded to the class of 2016 along with other awards including Principal’s Team, Honor Graduates, National Merit Scholars and UIL Scholar Awards. The top ten percent grade point average ranged from 100.730-108.975 this year.
Leadership KISD Program Graduates
Kerrville ISD recognized the graduates of the inaugural Leadership KISD program at the April 18, 2016 board meeting. The program included nineteen Kerrville community, civic and business leaders. Through the program, community members gained insight into the district's operations, as well as its successes and challenges. The program is designed to develop knowledgeable Kerrville ISD ambassadors and advocates in our community.