Aug 21, 2013 6:35 PM

Public Recommendations for Name of New CCISD High School

CORPUS CHRISTI - The deadline for submitting a name for Corpus Christi ISD's newest high school passed this afternoon. Now it'll be up to a committee to roll out a timeline and process for making the final selections. The campus is currently under construction along Cimarron Boulevard.

Here's all 27 citizen recommendations made for the new name, explanation in parenthesis:

  • Chris and Robert Adler High School (Both are Community Leaders; Chris Adler is also a former CCISD Trustee)
  • Abraham Braslau High School (Former land owner and community leader)
  • Andy Alaniz Memorial High School (First American Casualty of the Gulf War)
  • George H. W. Bush High School (Former US President)
  • Dwight David Eisenhower High School (Former US President)
  • General Marc Cisneros Memorial High School (Retired Lt. General, US Army; currently CEO of the Kenedy Memorial Foundation)
  • Dr. Tony C. Diaz Memorial High School (Community Leader; Retired CCISD Administrator; Former CCISD Trustee)
  • Sarita Kenedy East High School (Philanthropist)
  • Eisenhower High School (Former President)
  • Walter W. Furley High School (Pioneer in broadcast media - KZTV)
  • Hector P. Garcia High School (Civil rights leader)
  • Joe A. Gonzalez High School (Nueces County Commissioner Precinct 2)
  • Lt. James Gray High School (Sixteen-year veteran with the Corpus Christi Police Department; recently saved family from burning home)
  • John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy High School (Philanthropists)
  • Eulalio H. Marin High School (Journalist and Labor Organizer)
  • John F. McGregor High School (Historical Photographer)
  • Loyd Neal High School (Current Nueces County Judge)
  • James A. Ragan High School (Founder - Triumph Over Kid Cancer)
  • Judge Hilda Tagle High School (Senior United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas)
  • Senator Carlos F. Truan High School (Former State Senator and Representative)
  • Kevin Weber High School (CCISD graduate and inspiration for Carroll HS Kevin Weber Memorial Leadership Medal and Kevin Weber Memorial Scholarship)
  • Corpus Christi Memorial High School
  • La Playa High School
  • Veterans Field High School
  • Memorial High School
  • Veterans High School
  • Veterans Memorial High School


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