I am thankful for the education that I received in the Gilmer ISD system, which prepared me for my college education that I would receive.
In 1947, I started my school days in the Gilmer system in the building then called Gilmer Ward School (now the old elementary school building).
In 1974, twenty-seven years later, I became Principal of Gilmer Elementary.
I spent the next 26 years with the most precious kids and teachers in the world. The building I worked in served its purpose. Now we have a beautiful new elementary campus. IT WAS TIME.
In 1951, I attended junior high in the building which is now the Gilmer ISD School Administration Offices for three years. In 1972, twenty-one years later, I became Principal of Gilmer Intermediate. IT’S TIME for our administrative offices to be upgraded.
In 1954, I started my high school days at the present high school in which I graduated from in 1958. Some 30 years later my son, Matthew, attended school in the same high school building. IT’S TIME.
Our students deserve to attend school in a beautiful, fantastic 21st century structure like the new elementary school. Our present high school building is inadequate. It has served its purpose. IT’S TIME.
You can make your choice now. You can vote YES or NO.
We live in a mobile society. One of the first things people look at is what kind of school system does a town have for their children. The school system is one of the heart-beats of our community.
A person asked me, “Are you going to vote YES to the upcoming bond issue?”
My answer was, “YOU BET I AM.”
Proud Former Student
Proud Former Employee