School & Family Magazine Newstand Frisco ISD November 2017 - Page 32

Superintendent Showdown Match-up on the football field pits schools named for former Frisco ISD superintendents. Dr. Justin Wakeland and Dr. Rick Reedy have a long history in Frisco ISD and with each other, making the budding rivalry be- tween Wakeland and Reedy high schools even more interesting. The two men joined football players on the field before an October game at The Star for a ceremonial coin toss honoring 32 | FOCUS their contributions to the school district. Dr. Wakeland served as superinten- dent of FISD for 19 years, from 1978 to 1997. Dr. Reedy served FISD for 37 years, first as a teacher and coach, then princi- pal and assistant superintendent under Dr. Wakeland. He followed Dr. Wakeland as superintendent, serving for 16 years until his retirement in 2013. Both men left a lasting legacy in the District and continue to impact the lives of teachers and students through their service in the community. n Former Superintendents Dr. Justin Wakeland and Dr. Rick Reedy share a long-standing friendship and love of Frisco ISD.