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School Naming

The School Naming Committee nomination form was available on the WFISD website from February 1-12. During that time frame, the district received 183 nominations. Forty members were selected for the School Naming Committee, including 10 community members, 10 staff members, 10 parents, and 10 students. 

WFISD received nominations for the names of the new schools from March 1 - April 30. In all, 762 nominations were submitted.

The School Naming Committee met on the following dates to discuss the process and review all submissions: March 4, May 10 and May 17.

The committee was divided into 2 subcommittees: West Location Subcommittee and East Location Subcommittee. 

On May 17, both committees submitted their top five schools for their respective location. The top name choices for each location were:

East Location

Wichita Falls Legacy Park High School

Wichita Falls East High School

Wichita Falls High School

Wichita Falls Veterans High School

Wichita Falls Summit High School

West Location

Wichita Falls Memorial High School

Wichita Falls West High School

Wichita Falls Kell High School 

Wichita Falls Unity High School

Wichita Falls Westview High School

On June 21, the top five names were presented to the Board of Trustees for consideration. 

On July 19, the Board of Trustees voted 6-1 to name the high school at the east location Wichita Falls Legacy Park High School and the west high school location Wichita Falls Memorial High School.