Elizabethtown Independent Schools has selected their new Superintendent, one that will be a familiar face to students and faculty alike. The district named assistant superintendent Kelli Bush as their new Superintendent at an event at Elizabethtown High School Wednesday night. In her remarks, Bush noted that the atmosphere an environment at the district is special.
“The culture is all about one family,” she said. “it is about being unified; it is about community.”
Bush went on to say that unlike other districts, students at Elizabethtown have a unifying identity throughout their entire educational journey.
“From the time that you’re in preschool or a kindergarten when you enter into this district, to the time when you graduate as a 12th grader, you are a Panther,” Bush explained.
Bush has been with the district for a number of years, previously serving as the principal of Morningside Elementary, as well as he most recent role in Elizabethtown’s central office. She replaces outgoing principal Jon Ballard, who is retiring.