Mr. Frank Seale

Frank Seale was born and reared in Bryan, Texas and is a product of the Bryan I.S.D.  He attended Allen Academy Junior College on basketball and baseball scholarships.  In 1958, he was named Junior College Athlete of the year.  He attended Texas A&M University, where he was a Distinguished Student in 1960 and 1961.  He graduated from Texas A&M in January 1961 and received his Masters in Education from Sam Houston State University in 1964.  In 1974, Mr. Seale became the principal of J.R. Irvin Middle School, and he served in that building for twelve years.  In 1986, he helped open the new Midlothian Middle School building and served as principal for seven years.  During those seven years, M.M.S. received consecutive State Board of Education Exceptional Achievement Awards from 1986 through 1990.  In 1991, M.M.S. was awarded the Governor's Award for Exemplary Performance, and then in 1992 and 1993 the school received the Governor’s Certificate for Outstanding Performance.  Mr. Seale retired from M.I.S.D. on July 2, 1993.  During his nineteen years as a principal in Midlothian, Mr. Seale was an active member of the community.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where he served as chairman of the church board and chairman of the Lord’s Acre Sale.  He served as Rotary Club president for two different terms and also served as secretary of the club for ten years.  Other committees he served included president of the Civic Center Board for five years, Library Board, Advisory Board for the Senior Citizens Association, Board Member of the Sardis-Lone Elm Water District, pee-eee football coach for four years, and summer league baseball coach for ten years.  Mr. Seale began his teaching career at the Allen Military Academy in Bryan during the spring of 1961.  In the fall of 1961, he began teaching at University Junior High in Austin, Texas.  He taught and coached at U.J.H. for four years and served as assistant principal in the spring of 1965.  In the fall of 1965, Mr. Seale went to Stephen F. Austin High School in Austin as the head baseball coach and assistant football coach.  Mr. Seale taught and coached at Austin High School for nine years.  He was also a member of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, Texas Middle School Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Texas High School Coaches Association, and was selected as a charter member of the Texas School Improvement Initiative Peer Evaluator Team by the Texas Education Agency.