Hays CISD Superintendent Eric Wright announced Dec. 19 that he has appointed Joey Lucita to serve as the first band director at the new Johnson High School, which will open in August. Lucita was hired by the district as an associate band director for Hays High School in 1994 and has been the band director at Lehman High School since 2004.
The district also announced Dec. 21 that Steve Hoffman will be the first athletic director and football coach for the Johnson Jaguars. Hoffman is currently the football coach at Corsicana High School and the assistant athletic director for Corsicana ISD; he previously coached football at Del Rio High School and also worked in the Schertz-Cibolo school district. Hoffman has an undergraduate degree in exercise and sports science from Texas Tech University and is earning a master’s degree from Sul Ross State University.
Brett Miksch was hired in October as the first principal of Johnson High.