Principal, Oakcrest Intermediate School

Dr. Wright joined Tomball ISD in January 1998 as a Social Studies teacher.  Between 1998 and 2009, he taught World Geography, World History, U.S. History, Theatre I, and Advanced Placement U.S. History at Tomball High School.  He served as the U.S. History Team Leader for five years and the Social Studies TAKS coordinator for five years.  He was named the Tomball ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2005-06.  He also was the Assistant Swimming coach for two years and the Head Swimming & Diving coach for nine years at THS.  He started the THS Water Polo team in 2005 and coached the boys and girls teams through 2009.  He was named the Region IV Boys Coach of the Year in 2009.  He became the Assistant Principal at Tomball Junior High in March 2009 and served there until he was named the first Principal of Oakcrest Intermediate School in December 2014.  He earned a Bachelor's degree in History from Texas A&M, a Master's degree in Educational Administration from SHSU, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from SHSU.  His doctoral dissertation concentrated on the impact of economic status, gender, and ethnicity on students' reading and critical-thinking skills.  Dr. Wright was named the Tomball ISD Secondary Principal of the Year in January 2017.  Lee has been married to Robin since 2001 and has two children (Ava b.2009, and Andrew b.2012). Lee and Robin are active members of their local church teaching Sunday School and VBS while Ava is part of the children's choir.  The kids are avid readers and both take swimming lessons, too.