Center's Naming Dedication to Be Held on Dec. 2

A dedication ceremony will be held for the naming of the MISD Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m.

The namesake, Dr. Jim Vaszauskas, will be honored at the event. The district’s former superintendent whose leadership transformed The Center into a community hub featuring Grammy-winning performances and community events was unanimously approved by the Mansfield ISD School Board during a May regular school board meeting.

Dr. Vaszauskas served 39 years in education. More than 10 of those years were in Mansfield ISD. During his tenure as superintendent, Dr. Vaszauskas was named Region 11 Superintendent of the Year and was named the top five superintendent in Texas in 2017.

The public is invited to attend this special event. For more information, please contact the MISD Communications & Marketing Department at or 817-299-6345.

Dr. Jim Vaszauskas photo