Three principals named for Lamar CISD schools

May 20, 2016 | Community Relations
At its May meeting, the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of three principals.

Andree OsagieDr. Andree Osagie will be the new principal at Terry High School. Osagie has a bachelor’s from the University of Houston, a master’s from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and his doctorate from Texas A&M University.

He is the associate principal at Alief Taylor High School. His career includes time as an assistant principal in Alief, dean of students in Houston ISD and a science teacher in both Fort Bend and Houston schools.

He also taught graduate classes in Education at the University of St. Thomas.


Jose Pineda Jr. is the new principal for Briscoe Junior High School. He has his bachelor’s from Houston Baptist University and his master’s from Lamar University. 

Pineda is an assistant principal at Terry High School. His career includes serving as an assistant principal at Reading Junior High School and as a teacher at Lamar Consolidated High School.

Belynda Billings is the new principal at Bowie Elementary. She has her bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston-Victoria and her master’s from Prairie View A&M University.

She is the assistant principal at Williams Elementary. Her previous experience includes serving as a facilitator, instructional specialist and teacher at Lamar Junior High, Briscoe Junior High, Navarro Middle School and Huggins Elementary, as a math supervisor and interventionist in Sealy and a teacher in Wharton.