Ray Braswell

Graduation Year: 
1976

Ray BraswellRay Braswell (’77 M.Ed., ’86 Ph.D.), Denton :: superintendent of Denton ISD from 1998 until he retired in 2012, is the namesake of the new Ray Braswell High School in Denton. He began his professional career with the district as an athletic trainer and biology teacher at Denton High School in 1979 and served as an associate principal there before moving to the central office. He and his wife, Cydney (’79, ’83 M.Ed.), who retired as a counselor from Marcus High School in Lewisville in 2012, first met in Kerr Hall on campus. Their daughter, Casey, is a diplomat at the U.S. Department of State, living in Seoul, South Korea. The Braswells are pictured with the new high school’s principal, Lesli Guajardo (’15 Ph.D.).