KATY ISD NAMES NEW ELEMENTARY AFTER TASO VOLLEYBALL MEMBER
David Youngblood is a 15‑year member of the TASO Volleyball Rice Belt Chapter.
Katy ISD’s newest elementary schools will soon proudly display the names of four former educators and District leaders. David and Terri Youngblood were approved as the namesakes for Elementary 45 and Russell and Cindie Faldyn for Elementary 46.
The Youngbloods have been dedicated to the field of education for decades and have demonstrated a passion for students, staff and the community of Katy ISD through a collective 77 years of service.
Throughout his career in Katy ISD, David served as a teacher, a swimming coach and the District’s first diving coach, an assistant principal and associate principal. He also founded the Katy ISD Summer Swimming Recreation Program, which has taught thousands of children in the Katy area how to swim. Terri was hired at Katy High School in 1977 and was instrumental in the development of Katy ISD’s vocational, career and technical curriculum during her 40 years with the program. During her time in Katy ISD, she served as a vocational teacher, Katy High School’s Career & Technical Education (CATE) department chair, and as a sponsor for the Future Business Leaders of America. Terri also taught ESL classes through Katy ISD’s Community Education Program, as well as summer school.