Midland ISD school board votes in favor of renaming Robert E. Lee High School and Freshman School
MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: Midland ISD’s Board of Trustees voted 6-1 in favor of changing the name of Robert E. Lee Senior High School and Robert E. Lee Freshman High School in a meeting Monday night.
District 7 school board member Bryan Murry voted against renaming the schools.
A citizen’s committee will be formed to come up with a new name.
School Board President Rick Davis stated in the meeting that he wants the committee to include a variety of different groups including current students.
Once the committee decides on a name it will be presented to the school board for approval.
The costs associated with the change will not be known until the new name is chosen.
The names of Robert E. Lee Senior High School and Robert E. Lee Freshman High School in Midland could be changing soon.
Midland ISD’s Board of Trustees will be holding a meeting Monday night which will include a vote on renaming both of the schools.
If the decision is made to rename the schools the school board will then appoint a citizen’s committee that will recommend possible name changes.
The meeting is scheduled to be held at 5:30 p.m. You will be able to watch it live here.
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