LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV)- Public meetings were held Wednesday to discuss a local school district's search for a new athletic
Pine Tree ISD held public meetings to inform
parents about the process of the search for a new athletic director.
In light of previous coach Derek
Fitzhenry's departure, school officials took questions on how the process
will work, with the possibility of hiring a head coach and separate athletic
Though the job has not been posted, parents
were concerned that the right person be found for the AD position.
"It is important to all of us in the
community that the person they bring into the position has a vested interest in
the community, that we're not a stepping stone to the next place they go. That
they are going to stay here and be a part of us," said one parent in
District officials say they are planning to
make a hire no later than March 7th.