Namesake

MsStiles5.jpgFlorence W. Stiles

The Board named Florence W. Stiles Middle School after retired teacher and longtime Leander resident Florence Wallace Stiles. Stiles, who graduated from LISD in 1945 as salutatorian and then went on to earn her teaching degree from the University of Texas, taught second grade at Faubion Elementary for 19 years. A dedicated educator and active member of the community, Stiles has also made numerous contributions to the City of Leander, such as being a founding member of the Leander Public Library Board and charter member of the original Leander Chamber of Commerce.

Video celebrating Mrs. Stiles