(Orange, Texas)

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April 1, 2013

Principal’s Appreciation Day


LITTLE CYPRESS — Todd Loupe is currently in his fifth year as Principal at Mauriceville Middle School. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Lamar University in 1999 and began his career teaching at Stafford High School. After six years in the classroom, Mr. Loupe earned a Master’s Degree in Administration from Lamar University. Prior to being named Principal at MMS, he served as an Assistant Principal at Little Cypress Junior High and Little Cypress Mauriceville High School. He resides in Mauriceville with his wife Melissa and their four children. He can be contacted at

Mitzi Conn is a native of Orange, Texas. After graduating from Mansfield High School in the Arlington area, Ms. Conn attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated from Lamar University, where she also completed her graduate degree in Educational Leadership. With 23 years in education total, Ms. Conn has been employed with LC-M CISD since 1992. Before being assigned as principal at Little Cypress Junior High, she served as Campus Coordinator for Little Cypress Intermediate, and Assistant Principal for Little Cypress Elementary.

Dr. Terri Estes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M University. She continued her education by earning a Master’s in Science Education from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas and a Master of Education in Supervision and Administration from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Dr. Estes earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lamar University in 2008. She holds professional certificates in Composite Science, Virtual Network Instructor, Mid-Management Administration, as well as a Superintendent’s Certificate. Dr. Estes began her classroom experience by teaching science at J. Frank Dobie High School in Pasadena, Texas, and was an adjunct professor of Chemistry at Southern Arkansas University for four years. She has also worked with the teacher certification program at Lamar State College Orange. She began her career with Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD as a teacher at Mauriceville Middle School. Her career at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School includes duties as a classroom teacher and an eight-year assignment as the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Career and Technology Education. Dr. Estes was named High School Principal in 2008.

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