December 2015

Dr. Wilfred Dietrich, Merle Picone, Jon Hill

Dr. Wilfred Dietrich is a retired Blinn College Literature Professor who was instrumental in developing the curriculum for high school students to transition to college.  Dr. Dietrich also encouraged high school students to participate in Literature contests to promote writing skills as well as was very instrumental in the creation of the current Downton History Day for our junior high students.

Merle Picone is a retired Brenham ISD educator with 40 total years in education with 33 of those years with Brenham ISD.  She taught at the Brenham High School where she influenced and encouraged many students during her tenure as a math teacher and leader to excel in math.

Jon Hill is the owner of Appel Ford Mercury and Apple Hyundai. Mr. Hill is a member of the Brenham Education Foundation and was also on the Strategic Planning Committee. Bi-annually, his business promotes a fundraiser which benefits the students of our great district. He continues to be an advocate for the district as well as the community.