Westfall and Jones

Westfall and Jones Named TASSP

Regional Principals of the Year

Two Hardin-Jefferson ISD administrators have been recognized by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) for personal excellence, outstanding leadership and commitment to student success.

Darrell Westfall, principal of Henderson Middle School, has been selected as Middle School Principal of the Year for Region 5.

Crystal Jones, assistant principal of Henderson Middle School, has been selected Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year for Region 5. 

Each year, TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the twenty region Education Service Centers across the state. 

School administrators are nominated and chosen by peers within their respective regions. Both Westfall and Jones were chosen for this honor and will be recognized for their contributions at the annual TASSP summer conference held in Austin, Texas.

As regional winners, both are eligible to compete for the state title of Texas Principal of the Year.

National Association of Student Councils High School Adviser of the Year

Congratulations to Kristi West who has won the National Association of Student Councils Adviser of the Year Award for Region 8.  Only eight high school sponsors were chosen from eight regions in the nation.  She will compete for 1st place as the National Winner this summer in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  What an honor this is for Mrs. West and our district.

Kristie West

2015 Reaud Excellence in

Education Award Winners

Robinson Reaud WinnerThomas Reaud Winner

Congratulations to Tara Robinson and Christi Thomas for being selected to receive a 2015 Reaud Excellence in Education Award from the Beaumont Foundation of America.  Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Thomas were chosen from an impressive collection of nominations submitted by schools throughout Southeast Texas.  They were chosen for their commitment to excellence in education and their superior dedication to inspire a spirit of learning in students.  The Beaumont Foundation will be hosting a gala on May 5, 2015 to honor them as well as all the winners from the area

NATIONAL Merit finalist

Congratulations to senior Janie Davis as she has been selected as a National Merit finalist. Jamie will be attending Texas A&M in College Station next fall majoring in Spanish.

Davis Merit Award Finalist



To provide the best possible education for all students in an environment that promotes and develops responsible, productive citizens through a cooperative effort of all parents, students, teachers, administrators,
and the Hardin-Jefferson community.