Pine Tree ISD to honor former superintendent tonight
Longview — Pine Tree ISD will honor a former superintendent tonight who helped form the district in 1948.
James T. Ogg, 97, will receive the Golden Anchor Award from the Pine Tree Education Foundation at tonight’s homecoming festivities. The award honors any past or present faculty member who has made a difference in the life of a Pine Tree student.
Ogg became principal of Pine Tree High School in 1945 at the age of 29. He became superintendent halfway through that school year and served in the role until 1958.
Gerald Pinson, a 1947 graduate of Pine Tree High School, nominated Ogg for the Gold Anchor Award.
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