Kiker Principal David Crissy named principal of new Southwest Elementary School

Austin ISD's new elementary school is being built at the southeast of the intersection of Trissino Drive and Escarpment Boulevard. (Rendering courtesy Austin ISD)
Austin ISD's new elementary school is being built at the southeast of the intersection of Trissino Drive and Escarpment Boulevard. (Rendering courtesy Austin ISD)

Austin ISD's new elementary school is being built at the southeast of the intersection of Trissino Drive and Escarpment Boulevard. (Rendering courtesy Austin ISD)

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David Crissy will serve as principal at the new Southwest Elementary School. (Courtesy Austin ISD)
On Nov. 18, Austin ISD trustees named David Crissy—currently the principal at Kiker Elementary School in Southwest Austin—as the future principal of the district’s new Southwest Elementary School, which is set to open for the 2020-21 school year.

According to an AISD news release about the appointment, Crissy will lead the construction project at the new campus—located southeast of the intersection of Trissino Drive and Escarpment Boulevard—beginning in January 2020.


Crissy has been the principal at Kiker since June 2018 and served as assistant principal at Travis Early College High School prior to that, according to the district.
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By Nicholas Cicale

Nick was born in Long Island, New York and grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in writing and a minor in music. Nick was a journalist for three years at the St. James Plaindealer in Minnesota before moving to Austin to join Community Impact Newspaper in 2016.


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