San Antonio’s LEE High School Adjusting To New Name

The former Robert E. Lee High School is now LEE, which stands for Legacy of Education Excellence.

By Camille PhillipsSeptember 24, 2018 10:00 am| , , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

The sound of drum taps and cheers echoed beneath the stands of North East Independent School District’s Heroes Stadium earlier this month as LEE High School students prepared for their first home football game of the season, and the first home game ever under its new name.

Over the past three years, dozens of schools named after Confederate leaders have been renamed amid a fierce national debate over Confederate symbols.

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