Dr. Donny Lee Named Lone Finalist
On Monday, June 27, the Wichita Falls ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Dr. Donny Lee as the lone finalist for the next superintendent of the school district.Dr. Lee is coming to Wichita Falls from Buna Independent School District, a 3A district in Buna, Texas. Dr. Lee has served as the superintendent in Buna since April 2019. During his tenure there, Dr. Lee has increased academic performance and has improved fiscal management. Prior to Buna ISD, Dr. Lee was superintendent in Oakwood ISD and was a high school principal in Frankston ISD.Dr. Lee earned his doctorate in educational leadership from Lamar University, where he also earned his master's degree in educational administration. He earned his bachelor's degree in special education and kinesiology from Stephen F. Austin State University.Dr. Lee and his wife, Leah, have two daughters ages 11 and 16.
Due to state law, Dr. Lee will remain the lone finalist for superintendent for 21 days before the school board can officially offer him the position.
The WFISD Board of Trustees began a search process in May for the school district's next superintendent following the departure of Mr. Michael Kuhrt in April.