Month: December 2013

PT begins search for new athletic director

Pine Tree is seeking input to build a profile for the new Athletic Director/Head Football Coach for the Pine Tree Pirates. The search for a new Athletic Director to lead Pine Tree ISD athletics will involve staff and public input. Staff meetings begin this week in the district, and two public meetings are scheduled in the Community Center Room, at the PT Central Administration, 1701 Pine Tree Road in Longview, Texas. Wednesday, December 4 12:00-12:45 pm Wednesday, December 4 6:30 pm-7:15 pm Mr. James Skeeler, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, will serve as facilitator. “The purpose of the meetings...

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Eagle Scout soars

Sixteen-year-old Longview resident Liam Ronan Wilson has earned the highest rank offered by the Boy Scouts of America, recently accepting his Eagle Scout decoration in a Court of Honor at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. This son of Vincent and Beverly Wilson had already earned 38 merit badges and completed a service project at a recycle center on St. Mary’s School campus. Among the several leadership positions he has held in his troop are Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leader. During his Cub Scout days he earned the Arrow of Light decoration, the Ad Altare Dei religious emblem, and is...

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