The Brownwood Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to announce that it has contracted with Larry Mathis as the Development Officer for the organization. His duties will begin immediately and he will office out of the Brownwood Independent School District Administrative Campus of the school district at 2700 Southside Drive in Brownwood.
“We are excited to have Larry on board at the Foundation,” said BEF Board President, Mike Smith. “Larry Mathis has a love for the students of BISD and the students and their parents have a deep respect and admiration for him.”
Larry currently serves as a councilman for the City of Brownwood and contracts with the Lyric Performing Arts Company as the Technical Director. Officially, Larry is a retired teacher after serving over thirty years in the Brownwood ISD.
“Larry brings a wealth of knowledge regarding graduates of Brownwood High School," noted BEF Board Vice President, Eric Evans. "During his tenure in Brownwood [he] was one of the most beloved teachers on the campus.”
The Brownwood Education Foundation (BEF) recently presented gift checks to recognize and thank Brenda Fisseler, Deborah Garcia, Christina Gonzalez, and Sherry Haggerton for their service as they officially retire from Brownwood ISD (BISD) on December 31, 2018. BISD superintendents also personally congratulated the retirees and presented each with a certificate honoring their service.
Brenda Fisseler, an East Elementary 3rd grade teacher, will have completed 26 years of service following her retirement.
Christina Gonzales and Deborah Garcia are both teacher’s aides at Northwest Elementary. Gonzales will have completed 26 years of service and Garcia 23 years.
Brownwood Middle School attendance clerk, Sherry Haggerton, will retire after completing 19 years of service.
Brownwood ISD and the Brownwood Education Foundation are proud to thank these individuals for their many years of service and wish them all the best in their retirement!
During the BISD Convocation ceremony held on August 13 for faculty and staff, the Brownwood Education Foundation awarded its 2018 Classroom Grants.
Those chosen to receive grants were:
The Brownwood Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which raises funds to support Brownwood ISD through innovate teaching grants, Distinguished and Rising Star Teacher Awards, and teacher appreciation efforts. To support the Foundation, please visit www.supportbisd.com or attend the Foundation’s 3rd Annual Lion’s Pride Gala: Louisiana Saturday Night scheduled for October 20, 2018, at the Brownwood Regional Airport hanger. Tickets are available on the website and at the Brownwood ISD Central Office. Foundation Board Members also have tickets available for sale.