He comes from a family of educators where his father, mother, and brother have all been superintendents. He is married to the former Courtney Scally of Mount Vernon, Texas. He has a son named Tanner and a daughter named Tenley.
During his tenure with MPISD, Mike has served as an assistant high school principal, elementary principal at Annie Sims Elementary, and deputy superintendent. Mike and his wife Jennifer have two children.
Debra and her husband Tony have one son, a graduate of MPHS who left Mount Pleasant briefly to obtain a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Matthew and his wife Bethany, a teacher at Annie Sims Elementary School, have returned to make their home in Mount Pleasant and to continue the Tiger tradition.
Eva was named the Annie Sims, MPISD and Region 8 Elementary Teacher of the Year in 2009. She taught at Como-Pickton for two years to be closer to home, then spent two years at Mt. Vernon working with the dual language program before returning to MPISD in 2014. Eva’s husband Leonard is the Director of State and Federal Programs for the Region 8 ESC. They have two children, Andrea and Sidney.
Shirley joined the staff of Mount Pleasant High School in 2006 serving as Academic Dean, CTE Director and Associate Principal. She assumed her present position in 2014. She and her husband Ted have two sons, 7th grader Baker and 5th grader Matthew. They are members of First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant.
Mr. Mac (as he is known by students) is in his 9th year with Mount Pleasant ISD. Mr. Mac has served as principal at Mount Pleasant Junior High School and at Corprew Elementary School. He moved into his current position in October 2013. Brian and his wife Diane, the counselor at Annie Sims Elementary School, grew up in Oklahoma before moving to Texas in 1989.
Mart’s wife of 35 years, Debbie Graham, retired from Education after 29 years. Their oldest son, Mart Jr. is a teacher/varsity Football coach with Athens ISD, son Stephen is a MPHS and SFA graduate and is a manager with Cotton Patch in Longview, and their daughter Katelynn, also a MPHS graduate, is a junior at SFA.
Russell joined Mount Pleasant Independent School District in 2005 and was named Director of Maintenance in 2012. Russell, his wife Michelle (a 1st grade teacher at Annie Sims Elementary School) and their three children are members of First Baptist Church. Russell is the secretary for the Mount Pleasant Youth Baseball Association. His hobbies include coaching youth sports, hunting and fishing.
Marilyn says she has had the privilege of serving students with special needs for 25 years as a teacher, educational diagnostician, and administrator. Marilyn and her husband, Kenny Logan, have four children, Garett, Colton, Seth, and Faith. They are supporters in the community and both actively serve at Trinity Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant.