a called meeting on Jan. 11, the La Porte ISD Board of Trustees
appointed former trustee Gene Horn to serve in the Position 4 slot
until the May 8 election.
was selected to fill the position vacated by Larry Cox, who submitted
his resignation from the Board due to personal reasons on Jan. 6.
previously served on the LPISD Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2007.
A long-time La Porte resident, he is originally from the
Corsicana area and earned his degree in engineering at the University
of Houston. After working over 30 years in engineering, he now owns
his own home inspection business.
and his wife, Charlotte, have three grown daughters--Linsey Allnatt,
Emily Horn, and Jennifer Horn.