September 22, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|GPISD TOUTS TOP SUPERINTENDENT IN TEXAS.
Dr. Shirley Neeley and Jeff Miller, board president, display a plaque
and trophy that were presented to Neeley when she was selected as
the superintendent of the year for the state of Texas. The Texas
Association of School Boards (TASB) sponsored the superintendent
of the year award and made the announcement in Dallas during an
annual convention. Neeley’s exemplary dedication to improving
educational quality, board/superintendent relations, student achievement,
and commitment to public support and involvement in education enabled
her to stand out above a field of 18 candidates. During her acceptance
speech Neeley addressed 6,000 educators from the Lone Star State
and explained that she shared with award with her family, colleagues
and the students of the Galena Park Independent School District.