Emotional and inspiring stories were shared Thursday night by people who want to honor others by submitting a name for the high school being build in the city's southside.
The new high school is currently under construction on Cimarron near Lipes on the city's southside. 27 names have been proposed, and at the Thursday night meeting, each of those suggestions was given five minutes of presentation time.
Kiii News Reporter Brian Burns went Live from CCISD headquarters as board members heard presentations from people about each of the 27 names being considered for the new school.
Below is a list of the names that have been proposed.
Chris and Robert Adler -- Community Leaders; Chris Adler is also a former CCISD Trustee
Abraham Braslau High School -- Former land owner and community leader
Andy Alaniz Memorial High School -- First American Casualty of the Gulf War
George H. W. Bush -- Former US President
Dwight David Eisenhower -- Former US President
General Marc Cisneros Memorial High School -- Retired Lt. General, US Army; currently CEO of the Kenedy Memorial Foundation
Dr. Tony C. Diaz Memorial High School -- Community Leader; Retired CCISD Administrator; Former CCISD Trustee
Sarita Kenedy East -- Philanthropist
Eisenhower -- Former President
Walter W. Furley High School -- Pioneer in broadcast media
Hector P. Garcia High School -- Civil rights leader
Lt. James Gray -- Sixteen-year veteran with the Corpus Christi Police Department
Joe A. Gonzalez -- Founder Joe. A Gonzalez (JAG) Education is Or Freedom GED College Scholarship Program; Nueces County Commissioner for Precinct 2
John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy -- Philanthropists
Eulalio H. Marin -- Journalist and Labor Organizer
John F. McGregor High School -- Historical Photographer
Loyd Neal High School -- Nueces County Judge
James A. Ragan -- Founder of Triumph Over Kid Cancer
Judge Hilda Tagle High School -- Senior United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas
Senator Carlos F. Truan High School -- Former State Senator and Representative
Kevin Weber -- CCISD graduate and inspiration for Carroll HS Kevin Weber Memorial Leadership Medal and Kevin Weber Memorial Scholarship
Subdivision or area:
Corpus Christi Memorial High School -- In honor of all veterans
La Playa High School -- Corpus Christi attraction
Veterans Field High School -- In honor of all veterans
Memorial High School -- In honor of all veterans
Veterans High School -- In honor of all veterans
Veterans Memorial High School -- In honor of all veterans
The name will not be chosen until a board meeting that is scheduled for Oct. 14.
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