Margaret Pruett announces re-election for Victoria ISD Super District 6 Trustee

Pruett has served the district since 1994
Margarett Pruett
Margarett Pruett

VICTORIA, Texas – Margaret Pruett has announced she will run for re-election to the Victoria ISD School Board. Pruett said she can not wait to continue serving as VISD’s Super District 6 Trustee.

According to a news release from Margaret, she has served VISD since marrying Houston Pruett and moving to Victoria in 1994. She attended Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria while working in special education, ESL and as a permanent substitute teacher. Pruett has taught at every school in VISD.

Margaret also remains active in volunteering with schools, from PTO president and cheerleader and football booster clubs to helping in classrooms. She has always attended church and taught CCD classes. Pruett is currently with Anderson, Smith, Null & Stofer, L.L.P.

Margaret and Houston Pruett have three children, who have all graduated from Victoria ISD. Their daughter, Malana, is an attorney, and their daughter, Nicole, has her Master’s in Biomedical Science. Their son, Bear, is an electrician working towards his Master Electrician License.

Margarett Pruett has stayed strong throughout many challenges

So far, Margaret has accomplished working through a pandemic, a hurricane and record-breaking freezing weather. According to the news release, dropout rates have fallen, and VISD has seen a rise in the percentage of gradates, which is now over 97%. Many students have finished with college degrees, certificates or careers in the military.

Margaret stated that the turnover rate for wonderful teachers has also been reduced. Task forces have been create by community members. Radical transparency has also remained top priority for Pruett. Recently, a bond passed to build a new Mission Valley Elementary School. According to Pruett, teachers now have the chance to receive a much-deserved pay raise without raising any taxes. The Pruetts have owned property and paid property taxes in Victoria for over 25 years.

Margaret is honored to serve such a great community and hopes to continue to serve as the Trustee for VISD Super District 6. She stated, “Let’s keep the good work going.”

You can reach out to Pruett on her Facebook page. Margaret and Houston Pruett provided the above information and photo.