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The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) has announced a list of fifteen Texas school boards which have been nominated for their 2021 Outstanding School Board of the Year Award, and the Newton ISD Board is on that list.

TASA says Newton ISD Superintendent Michelle Barrow nominated the Newton School Board, which is located in Region 5.

Donnie Meek serves as President of the Board and Johnny Westbrook is Vice President while Edwina Lewis is the Secretary. Other Board Members are Shane Couey, Misti Spacek, Conley Todd, and Brent Noble.

TASA says of those fifteen nominees, the list will be narrowed to five finalists on September 24th, and the winner will be selected on September 25th.

The following is the full list of nominees:

Region 1 – Mission CISD Board of Trustees

Region 2 – San Diego ISD Board of Trustees

Region 4 – Tomball ISD Board of Trustees

Region 5 – Newton ISD Board of Trustees

Region 6 – Splendora ISD Board of Trustees

Region 7 (large district category) – Longview ISD Board of Trustees

Region 7 (small district category) – Fruitvale ISD Board of Trustees

Region 10 – Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees

Region 11 – Aledo ISD Board of Trustees

Region 13 – Hays CISD Board of Trustees, Eric Wright

Region 15 – San Felipe Del Rio CISD Board of Trustees

Region 16 – Gruver ISD Board of Trustees

Region 18 – Ector County ISD Board of Trustees

Region 19 – Clint ISD Board of Trustees

Region 20 – Somerset ISD Board of Trustees

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