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Bullard ISD gets new athletic director

BULLARD, April 25, 2017--During a special called School Board Meeting, on Monday, April 24, the Bullard ISD Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of the Superintendent in the hiring of Scott Callaway as Bullard ISD Athletic Director.

Coach Callaway is an East Texas native and has been in education for over 25 years; nine years as an Athletic Director and Head Football Coach in Big Sandy and Gladewater. He currently works as the Offensive Coordinator/Asst. Head Coach for Mesquite High School.

Callaway received a bachelors of science in education from Stephen F Austin State University then later earned his Masters of Education Administration from Texas A&M Commerce.

Callaway has been married to Leigh Callaway, an elementary teacher, for 25 years. They have three children: Kasey (22) and her husband Joshua, Colby (20), and Cooper (14). Joshua and Colby both proudly serve in the United States Marine Corp.

“We are excited and privileged to have Coach Callaway as a part of Bullard ISD. He is a man of great integrity with a fantastic family, which will be a great asset to the Bullard Athletic Program. We are anxious to see the wonderful opportunities for success he will bring to our students.” —Superintendent Todd Schneider

“I would like to thank Mr. Schneider, his administrative staff, and those involved in the hiring process. My family and I are extremely excited for this career opportunity as well as the chance to return to East Texas. Bullard has a great reputation, both as a remarkable community and an outstanding School District. I am looking forward to what is in store and excited to be a part of this great athletic program. My desire is for student athletes to achieve success, not only at the middle and high school levels, but to equip them with life-building tools through character development which will help them be successful in their future.” –- Coach Scott Callaway.

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