2009-03-04 / Front Page

Raymondville schools making progress with new $14.8 million Myra Green Middle School

NICE TURNOUT FOR MYRA GREEN GROUNDBREAKING The Bearkat band played, several speeches were made and the ground was turned over for the $14.8 million Myra Green Middle School Feb. 25, at the construction site behind Burnett Stadium and the new high school. When the two story middle school is completed next year Raymondville can boast all modern new school buildings as the result of state funding and several local bond elections. Pictured left to right: Tom Peterson, of Peterson Construction, the general contractor; Raymond Gignac, Gibnac & Associates, LLP architects; Dr. Miguel De Los Santos, financial advisor for Estrada-Hinojosa & Co., Inc.; Sabrina Franco, Myra Green Middle School Principal; Gilbert Tristan, RISD school board member; Charlene Wetegrove RISD school board asst. secretary; Rene Reyes, RISD school member; Sulema G. Osuna, RISD school board secretary; Sam Loya school board member; John L. Solis, school board president; Mario Tijerina RISD school board member; Johnny I. Pineda, RISD Superintendent of Schools; Yolanda Alexandre, city commissioner; Aurelio "Keeter" Guerra, Willacy County interim judge and Eleazar "Yogi" Garcia, Jr., city manager.

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