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Pioneer Heritage Middle School Assistant Principal Selected Region 10 Outstanding Assistant Principal (August, 2006)

Tricia BoswellTricia Anne Boswell, Assistant Principal of Pioneer Heritage Middle School in Frisco has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region 10 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the twenty regional Education Service Centers in the state. School administrators can be nominated by parents or peers, and are chosen by their peers within their regions. Nominations are based on exemplary performance and outstanding leadership. As a Region 10 winner, Ms. Boswell is eligible to compete for the state title of the Texas Assistant Principal of the Year.

Ms. Boswell has 24 years of experience in education and is currently beginning her fifth year as an assistant principal and member of the leadership team at Pioneer Heritage Middle School since 2002. She attended Tarleton State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1981. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University and was awarded a Masters of Education in Education Administration in 1985. She has taught and coached in Bay City ISD, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Plains ISD, Hereford ISD, Clovis Municipal School District (New Mexico) and in Plano ISD before joining Frisco ISD in 2001. Ms. Boswell was both a Texas State Championship Volleyball Coach and a Texas State All Star Volleyball Team Coach.  Ms. Boswell comes from a long line of educators. Her maternal grandfather and father were school administrators, her maternal grandmother and mother were classroom teachers and her brother is currently teaching and coaching for Sinton ISD. Her daughter, Amanda, is currently attending Texas A&M and is pursuing a degree in education.

Ms. Boswell was nominated for this honor by a parent from Pioneer Heritage. She was described as a compassionate and caring leader who inspires and motivates, is a risk taker and a leader of learners.  In the letter of nomination, the parent wrote, “Ms. Boswell cares for our children as if they were her own. I am in awe of her as an administrator and as a person. More importantly, I am deeply grateful to have her in my child’s life.”

Each of the regional winners will be recognized during the Opening General Session of the annual TASSP Summer Workshop, June 13-15, 2007, at the Austin Convention Center. They will be presented an award and recognized in a commemorative booklet entitled Texas Principals, Texas Heroes.