Teague High School


Jerry Pruitt

Jerry Pruitt

Jerry Pruitt

November 25, 1945

May 15, 2018


Matthew Mize

Matthew Mize

Matthew Christopher Mize

May 17, 1980

May 8, 2018


You Don't Know Me: The Cindy Walker Songbook slated for May 19-20 at THS

Members of the Trinity Star Arts Council (TSAC) accepted a $500 Cherokee Maiden donation from Chris Christensen Systems for their upcoming musical, The Cindy Walker Songbook. The production will showcase over 20 songs written by Walker, a native of Mexia, who was often called the 'greatest songwriter of country music.' The musical tribute is slated for May 19-20 at Teague High School theater. For tickets and more information, visit www.trinitystarartscouncil.org. Pictured (front) Operations Manager Jennifer Davis, TSAC member Janie Richards, TSAC member George Boyd, and TSAC member Jeff Harrison; (back) TSAC members Jane Morrison and Rachel Bossier.
Photo by April Walker

You Don't Know Me: The Cindy Walker Songbook, a new and original musical tribute to the country songwriter, will be performed for the first time onstage at the Theatre at Teague High School May 19-20. Making its debut, the show, created by Jeff Harrison and produced by Trinity Star Arts Council, will be directed by George Boyd. Featured will be Harrison’s band accompanying vocal artists from the area.


Good Citizens, scholarship recipient awarded at DAR

Good Citizens Award winners Jaci Forrest and Kayla Kimball are pictured with DAR Regent Aleece McBay. Not pictured is Brittani Oglesbee.
Courtesy photos

Three area students were awarded the DAR Good Citizen Award for 2018 by Regent Aleece McBay at the recent Jonathan Hardin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting.

The DAR Good Citizens program is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all high school seniors enrolled in public or private schools accredited by their state board of education. The student selected as the school's DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities:

  • n Dependability – truthfulness, honesty, punctuality
  • n Service – cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility
  • n Leadership – personality, self-control, initiative
  • n Patriotism – unselfish loyalty to American ideals

The three winners of the Good Citizenship Award were:


Teague native participates in international maritime warfare exercise

PEARL HARBOR – A 2009 Teague High School graduate and Teague, Texas native is serving in the U.S. Navy and is participating in the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC).
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bobbie Bell is a damage controlman aboard USS Chung-Hoon, currently operating out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
A Navy damage controlman is responsible for training the ship’s crew in damage control and serving as a first responder for any casualty on board, including fire and flooding.
“I'm looking forward to the experience,” said Bell. “This is my first time to do RIMPAC.”
According to Navy officials, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.


Brazos Education Foundation announces scholarship winner

The first recipient of the Brazos Education Foundation scholarship is Teague High School graduate Lawson Lane. This scholarship is awarded based on positive attitude during his high school career.

Photo by Kristi Bracewell

Teague High School (THS) graduate Lawson Lane is the first recipient of the Arzo S. Burnim, Ruby Burnim, and Mary Etta Williams Scholarship, provided by the Brazos Education Foundation, for positive attitude at THS. Lane plans to attend Texas State Technical College in Waco to earn two associate degrees in environmental compliance and radiation protection technology. During high school he was active on the football, basketball, baseball, and golf teams.

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