Ray D. Corbett
D. Corbett earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Austin College in
1951 and his master's degree in Education in January 1958 from
Southwest Texas State College.
was a teacher and coach in various school districts in Texas for 10
years before making his home in this community. Ray Corbett began his
career in SCUCISD in 1961. He served as principal of O'Henry Junior
High School for 20 years. He spent the last two years of his career
with the district as the Director of Auxilary Services.
Ray Corbett's ill health forced his retirement in 1984 after 24 years of service to this community and its youth.
November 14, 1984, the school board voted unanimously to honor his
years of service by changing the name of O'Henry Junior High School to
Ray D. Corbett Junior High School.