For Immediate Release: 


Imperial, Texas — Buena Vista ISD announced its lone finalist for superintendent at its April 26 Special Called Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday night.  The district named Mr. Richard “Mason” Kyle as the lone finalist on a unanimous (7-0) vote.  Board President Veronica Mandujano said “We are so excited to introduce Mr. Kyle as our new superintendent!  Mason is very involved with his family, which is a core value for Buena Vista ISD.  Mr. Kyle brings a lot of energy, an innovative skill set and has a gift for bringing people together. We are confident that under Mason’s leadership we can succussed in achieving our vision for the future.  He is a motivator and wants to build relationships to foster trust with everyone he encounters. Mason understands that, with any transition, people will be a little anxious—as such he will immerse himself in the school and focus on building relationships to ease the transition. While academics and extracurricular activities are always top of mind, Mason understands that these two aspects of education work in harmony to support BVISD in producing highly capable graduates. The board and I look forward to where Mason will lead us as we strive for the next level of success for Buena Vista ISD!”


During his career Mason has served in various positions, most recently, serving as the Secondary Principal and District Safety Coordinator in Meadow ISD.  Prior to his position in Meadow ISD, Mason served as the District Principal (K-12) in Loraine ISD. During his career, Mr. Kyle has served as principal, coordinator, assistant principal, coach, and classroom teacher.


Regarding being named Lone Finalist, Mr. Kyle, said, “With my time in education I’ve learned and strive to live by the mantra, “Every Student, Every day, All In”. I am extremely honored to lead such a great district. My family and I look forward to this amazing opportunity to serve our wonderful students, staff, and community as we move forward. I look forward to meeting each and every staff member and student.  I would like to thank the Buena Vista ISD Board of Trustees for giving me this incredible opportunity.  I’m excited and ready to get to work—Go Longhorns!” 


By state law, the district must wait 21 days before offering Mr. Kyle a contract.