Speaker at Longview ISD convocation: Teachers key to ensuring continued freedom
Longview — Voices past and present echoed down through the ages Monday in Lobo Coliseum, during the Longview district’s annual back-to-school convocation. School begins next week.
Guest speaker Dr. Ralph H. Draper, Spring ISD Superintendent and former assistant principal at Judson Middle School, referenced Thomas Jefferson, the movie “Gettysburg,” and the suffrage movement during his speech emphasizing the role of education in freedom to more than 1,000 teachers, faculty and staff members seated on folding chairs in the coliseum.
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