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Dr. Lisa Langston | 2018 Hilliard Discussion Scholar

Dr. Lisa Langston | 2018 Hilliard Discussion Scholar

Dr. Lisa Langston

Director, Athletic Department, Fort Worth Independent School District

Using Athletics to Optimize the Academic and Learning Experience of Student-Athletes 

Dr. Lisa Langston ‘86 was a two-sport standout, a four-year (1983-86) letter winner in women’s basketball under the guidance of Coach Cherri Rapp and Coach Lynn Hickey, and earned two letters (1986-87) in track and field under Charlie Thomas and Ted Nelson. Dr. Langston earned first-team All-Southwest Conference (SWC) honors in 1985 and was the first Texas A&M selection as the SWC Player of the Week during the 1984 season.

     Off the hardwood and the track, she was a 1986 SWC All-Academic team member, earning her Bachelors of Science degree with a minor in Biology in 1986. Lisa received her Master’s from Tarleton State in 1998 and her Doctorate in 2010 from Texas Women’s University. A native of Dallas, Lisa is currently working as the Athletic Director of the Fort Worth Independent School District.

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