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Principal's Message

Mr. LD Johnson III is the proud High School Principal at Ben Bolt- Palito Blanco ISD. He is grateful for the opportunity to serve and positively impact students' lives within the Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Community. Mr. Johnson recently served as an administrator at San Marcos CISD.
Mr. Johnson was the Assistant Principal in Crandall ISD for five years. Previously, he served as an educator in Dallas ISD and San Marcos High School.

Mr. LD Johnson III received his bachelor's degree from Texas State University-San Marcos in Science and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from the University Of Texas in Arlington. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Baylor University and is a transformative leader who seeks to inspire others to lifelong learning and global stewardship.

Family is an essential part of Mr. Johnson's educational experience and journey. Per Mr. Johnson, "I have a loving wife and three wonderful children. We are excited and proud to be Badgers."

"I believe in our district's mission and vision. At Badger nation, we are committed to establishing a united community while creating student success. I firmly believe in building healthy relationships, and we will have a dynamic school year. It will be essential to have a growth mindset as we set ourselves up for a year of new horizons and experiences. I know we can do amazing things with a positive attitude, hard work, effective agencies, and proactive help-seeking. Working together as a team and building trust while keeping students first will be a part of our common language and culture."

Mr. LD Johnson III