At the December 10 meeting of the Board, Alvin ISD Trustees approved the designation of three campus principals: Mary Marek Elementary, Glenn York Elementary, and Fairview Junior High. Trustees named Krystal Hawks as the principal of Marek Elementary; Elizabeth Garcia as the principal of Glenn York Elementary; and Bobby Martinez as the principal of Fairview Junior High School.
Hawks has been an educator since 2003, and a member of the Alvin ISD family since 2005. She began her career in Alvin ISD as a special education teacher at Mary Marek Elementary, and eventually served as a second and fourth grade teacher, and an assistant principal for the campus. Hawks received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern University and her Master of Science in Educational Management from University of Houston – Clear Lake.
Garcia has worked in the field of education since 2004, and joined the Alvin ISD team as a teacher at Passmore Elementary in 2007. She was then selected as the assistant principal of Glenn York Elementary in 2011. She has degrees from both Wayland Baptist University and Lamar University.
Martinez joined the Alvin ISD team in 2013 as the Parent Involvement Coordinator for the District. He has worked in the field of education since 2007 as an adjunct instructor, a bilingual teacher, a curriculum specialist, and as an assistant principal of an elementary campus. He is currently enrolled in a doctoral program with the University of Houston, and has degrees from Texas State University and University of St. Thomas.
“We were impressed with the strong pool of candidates that applied for these positions. Our interview committee, which was made up of parents, staff and current administrators, recommended candidates who currently work for the district. We are proud to have Krystal, Elizabeth and Bobby leading our schools,” said Dr. Elizabeth Veloz, assistant superintendent of academics.
Pictured left to right: Bobby Martinez, Dr. Fred Brent (Superintendent of Schools), Elizabeth Garcia and Krystal Hawks