St. Elizabeth Catholic School's Interim Principal Patricia Garcia was welcomed at Mass Friday morning by the school students and parents at St. Elizabeth Church.

Garcia graduated from Texas A & M University - Kingsville with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Endorsement, Master’s Degree in Reading and an Educational Administration certification.

She has been in education her entire career and her first teaching assignment was with Saint Elizabeth's Catholic School.

Garcia is a compassionate, committed and experienced educator and administrator and in her extensive experience she held the following positions reading coach, reading specialist, kinder, first and second grade teacher, and principal of Schallert Elementary for many years with Alice Independent School District.