Posted: Jan 15, 2013 4:15 PM by Melissa Schroeder - email@example.com
Updated: Jan 15, 2013 6:43 PM
ROBSTOWN -- It's only been open for a few months...but by tonight it's expected the new Irma V. Romero Elementary School -- in Robstown -- will be renamed.
It's expected to happen during a school board meeting that starts at 6:00 tonight.
It's listed under item seven to discuss and consider finalizing the name change of Romero Elementary to Robert Driscoll, Jr. Elementary.
Although the wording reads *consider* finalizing the name change...the school board president says it's a done deal.
The Irma V. Romero Elementary School was named after a long time teacher who died of breast cancer.
Her husband -- former School Board President Osvaldo Romero -- who's still on the board -- picked members of a committee to name the school, last year.
He says he followed the rules and never voted in the process.
But now, the new School Board President -- Adolfo Lopez -- says the entire board should've helped select the committee, not just Romero.
Lopez says a majority of school board members voted to change the school's name to Robert Driscoll, they're just finalizing it tonight.
You can find out more about this story in live report on KRIS at 6:00 and tonight at 10:00.
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