Crandall Coaches Honored for Fifty Years of Combined Service
On Friday January 11th Crandall ISD honored two storied coaches for their years of service at the varsity Pirates girls’ basketball game. Denise and Wanda Blount are sisters who have worked in Crandall for a combined fifty years of service! Denise serving twenty-eight years and Wanda serving twenty-two years at CISD. They both have decided to retire at the end of this school year.
Both of the Blount sisters were hired at the time by one of the best head women’s basketball coaches in Texas, Donna Capps. In Coach Denise Blount’s twenty-eight years she served as a P.E. coach at the intermediate school and the rest as a teacher and coach at Crandall Middle School. Coach Wanda Blount’s twenty-two years of service were spent teaching at Crandall High School and Crandall Middle School. The duo’s coaching responsibilities included volleyball, basketball, & track at both the middle school and high school.
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