Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling and Commerce school board member Dr. LaVelle Hendricks says the board had 31 applications for the Commerce ISD superintendent's job, as of the week of June 6. The review of the applications will begin Monday, June 20. Blake Cooper recently retired as superintendent.
LaVelle also led his annual Cultural Enrichment Class on a trip to see the various civil-rights landmarks of the Deep South. Twenty-nine students made the trip this year.