Raymond Lusk Presides Over Last Board Meeting
Raymond Lusk, Lockney's superintendent since 1993, presided over his last school board meeting, Monday, May 23.
Although he has only been a superintendent in Lockney for 12 years he has been a part of Lockney schools for 21 years of his 37 years of education.
A graduate of Texas Tech, Lusk earned his bachelor's in Music Education and his master's in Music Education from Kansas State University.
Principal/Superintendent Certification from West Texas A & M.
first music job in 1966 at Dimmitt as the band director.
In 1967 he
moved to Lockney
to take the band director position.
Two years later, in 1969, Lusk
was drafted into the Army.
talent for music was also used in the Army.
His first year in the Army, Lusk was in the 4th Army Band in San Antonio.
He was then sent to Vietnam and served in the 266th Army Band.
got out of the Army in 1971, Lusk
went back to school and got his
Master's at Kansas State University
Then in 1973 he
returned home to Lockney
to serve once again as the school's band director.
In 1980, along with directing the band, Lusk
took on the extra duty of Junior High Principal.
In one year he
attention to just serving as Junior High Principal and then in 1985 he
moved to Wellman for his
first Superintendent position.
Now with retirement from LISD, Lusk
will return to music.
He will be taking a new position as Region XVI UIL Music Executive Secretary.
"I will take care of UIL music activities for approximately 80 school's in Region XVI (16)."
is not moving and he
also plans on golfing and playing with his
Another grandchild is due June 3rd.
is a great community," said Lusk