Lewisville ISD announced Monday the appointments of four new principals for the 2019-2020 school year – Amy Obenhaus, Arbor Creek Middle School; Kristy Casal, Lamar Middle School; Jaime Clark, Castle Hills Elementary; and Misty Bevill-Nelson, Hicks Elementary. The four candidates were approved at the June 10 LISD Board of Trustees meeting.
Obenhaus currently serves as an assistant principal of Hebron High School, a position she has held for six years. Obenhaus has been a part of the LISD family since 2004, and recently celebrated her 15th year of service with the district.
Obenhaus also taught seventh grade English/Language Arts at Durham Middle School as well as Killian Middle School, where she was named the campus’ 2013 Teacher of the Year.
Obenhaus is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies. Obenhaus also has a Master of Education in administration from Lamar University. She holds certifications in English Language Arts, Reading and Social Studies for grades 4-8.
Bevill-Nelson currently serves as assistant principal of Coyote Ridge Elementary, where she has been for two years. Bevill-Nelson has been a part of the LISD family for 17 years.
She has served as a teacher at Indian Creek Elementary, counselor at Central Elementary and assistant principal at Wellington Elementary. Bevill-Nelson received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Tyler and Master of Education in School Counseling from Dallas Baptist University.
She has teaching certifications in Reading, History and Elementary Self-Contained for grades 1-8, as well as principal and counselor certificates. Bevill-Nelson is also a licensed professional counselor.