The Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees and administration has named two new individuals to the administrative team during its regularly scheduled July school board meeting.
Kimberly Wilson will join Waxahachie High School as the new associate principal.
Wilson has more than 25 years of combined educational and leadership experience and comes from Jacksonville ISD where she served as the principal of The Compass Center.
Prior to arriving in Jacksonville ISD, Wilson served as an elementary and secondary assistant principal for Lewisville ISD.
As a campus leader, Wilson was responsible for improving instructional programs, providing effective professional development for instructors and staff, and building strong school-community partnerships.
Wilson also has 12 years of experience in the classroom as a language arts and social studies teacher at the secondary level.
Wilson holds a bachelor of science in education and English from Jarvis Christian College and a master of education from the University of Texas at Tyler. She holds a Texas Mid-Management Certificate and is certified in both English and English as a Second Language.
WHS Principal Brad Burns said is excited to welcome Wilson to the team.
“I am excited and proud to add Kim Wilson to the Waxahachie High School family as the associate principal for the main campus,” he said. “Ms. Wilson has an outstanding reputation as an advocate for students and staff while working with communities to ensure each student is valued.”
Katrina Lemons will join Clift Elementary as its new assistant principal. Lemons has 11 years of experience in the classroom and, for the past two years, Lemons has served as an English and career and technology instructor at Finley Junior High.
Prior to Finley Junior High, Lemons taught for both Duncanville and Dallas ISD.
During her time in the classroom, Lemons was a member of the Texas Education Agency State Textbook Adoption Council, a member of her Campus Design Team, and most recently founded and was an advisor for the Real Girls of Finley Junior High – a group that fosters positive relationship among female students while being a role model for others.
Lemons holds a bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Houston and a master of science degree in training and development from Texas A&M University-Commerce.
She is certified in the principalship, special education, business education, English and reading.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Ms. Lemons to the Clift Elementary family,” said Christi Kubin, Clift Elementary principal. “The instructional and leadership experience that Ms. Lemons will bring to our campus will be invaluable.”