Mansfield ISD Magazine Winter 2019/2020 | Page 7

MISD STUDENT-ATHLETES MAKE ALL-AMERICA TEAMS Kimber is the No. 6 cornerback in the country and No. 84 prospect overall, according to 247Sports Composite. The University of Georgia commit was chosen to play in the 2020 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jalen Kimber Madison Williams in the Alamodome in San Antonio, he athletic skills of two Mansfield which featured the ISD students have given them nation’s top 100 high school football recognition on the national level. players. The game was nationally televised live on NBC on Jan. 4. Timberview High School’s Jalen Kimber was presented with his official Kimber and Lake Ridge High game jersey at school on Nov. 12. School’s Madison Williams were named to All-America teams. T Williams is an outside hitter in volleyball who was named to the 2019 Under Armour Second- Team All-America roster. A record 894 nominations were submitted this year, resulting in 150 volleyball All-America and Honorable Mention All-Americans. Williams was the team leader in kills and digs and ranked No. 21 in the state, according to MaxPreps. The senior will be continuing her volleyball career at The University of Texas at Austin. She suffered a torn ACL in the 2019- 20 season, but she is expected to make a full recovery for the start of her first college season. DISTRICT HIRES TWO CABINET MEMBERS The vacancies for the head of Mansfield ISD’s business services department and the head of the district’s facilities and Joel Falcon, Jr. is now the district’s assistant superintendent operations department have been filled. of facilities and bond programs. Michele Trongaard is the new associate superintendent of business and finance. She comes to MISD with 16 years of experience in financial operations. Most recently, Trongaard was the assistant superintendent for finance and operations in Wylie ISD. Trongaard obtained her bachelor’s degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Dallas. In addition, she has earned state and national awards for her dedication and innovation in school finance. Falcon comes to Mansfield ISD after serving as the executive director of facilities and maintenance for Garland ISD. Michele Trongaard He has more than 20 years of experience overseeing the maintenance and operations of facilities in public school districts. Joel Falcon, Jr. Along with his industry certifications, Falcon earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas and his master’s degree from Amberton University. MANSFIELDTODAY 7