Cy-Fair ISD’s new administration building to be named after superintendent

The new administration building will house hundreds of district employee offices, a boardroom and conference center space. (Rendering courtesy PBK Architects)
The new administration building will house hundreds of district employee offices, a boardroom and conference center space. (Rendering courtesy PBK Architects)

The new administration building will house hundreds of district employee offices, a boardroom and conference center space. (Rendering courtesy PBK Architects)

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Superintendent Mark Henry
The Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees unanimously voted Nov. 8 to name the district’s new administration building after Superintendent Mark Henry.

He has been an educator for four decades and has served as CFISD’s superintendent since 2011. In that time, he has been named Region 4 ESC Superintendent of the Year and has been a finalist for Texas Superintendent of the Year.

Henry expressed his appreciation for the Cy-Fair community at the board meeting and the district’s commitment to offering every student the support they need—from food services to health care.

“I’m for equality, but I’m for equity too—equity in the sense that every child in this community deserves an opportunity to succeed,” he said. “It’s been my goal over the last 10 1/2 years and the last 40 years as an educator to make sure that every child has that opportunity.”

The Dr. Mark Henry Instructional Support Center was included in the $1.76 billion bond program passed in 2019 and is slated to open by the end of 2022. Officials at the time estimated the 221,000-square-foot administration building would cost $65.9 million.


It will be located on a 26-acre property off Hwy. 290 next to Cy-Fair High School and will house employee offices as well as additional conference space for the district.
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.



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