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Board Hires New Superintendent

From: Board of Trustees - Bridgeport ISD
The Bridgeport Board of Trustees is announcing the hiring of Mr. Brandon Peavey as the new Superintendent for the Bridgeport ISD. Mr. Peavey was selected as our new leader by the board from 43 applicants and after being named the lone finalist from the six candidates who were interviewed.

Mr. Peavey has been in public education for 19 years and has served in numerous positions at the middle school and high school levels. Mr. Peavey has served as a classroom teacher, coach, and administrator.

Mr. Peavey has served as Superintendent for two school districts. His first served as Superintendent in the Maude ISD near Texarkana and he is currently the Superintendent for the Hardin ISD which is located in Southeast Texas near Beaumont.

Mr. Peavey and his wife were both born in the Orlando, Fl area but Mr. Peavey and his family moved to the Houston area prior to his middle school years. He attended middle school and high school at Cypress Fairbanks ISD

Mr. Peavey received his BS degree from Louisiana State University, his MEd. in Educational Leadership from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls and his Superintendents Certification from Angelo State University in San Angelo. He was also one of twenty-five Superintendents from across the county who were selected to attend the Leadership Academy at Lamar University.

Mr. Peavey and his wife Cindy, who is also an educator have two sons. Their oldest son Cooper recently graduated from Hardin High School and will be attending Hardin Simmons University and playing football this fall. Cade their youngest son will be a sophomore this fall at Bridgeport High School.

Our district is excited and feels fortunate to have Mr. Peavey as our new Superintendent and we look forward with great anticipation to the new things that he will bring to our district as well as adding to the great things that are already going on in the BISD. We feel that our students, teaching staffs, and support staffs will benefit from Mr. Peavey's leadership as well as enjoy working alongside Mr. Peavey.