Lufkin ISD Administration
Mrs. Torres began her career with Lufkin ISD as a Spanish teacher at Lufkin High School where she taught students for 27 years. She then took on a leadership role at the high school as an Associate Principal. From there, she moved to Administration as an Assistant Superintendent and most recently, Deputy Superintendent, where she has served since 2006.
She received her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish/Sociology, Masters degree of Spanish in Spanish Literature, and Masters of Education degree in Educational Administration, all from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Mrs. Torres has been a member of the Lufkin City Council since 1999. She is the current president of the Deep East Texas Council of governments where she has been on the board since 2001. She is a member of the Lufkin 4B Economic Development Corporation, City of Lufkin Finance Committee, City of Lufkin Tree Board, Kurth Memorial Library Board, Angelina County Appraisal District Board, Chamber of Commerce Board, Museum of East Texas Education Committee, and the STEM Advisory Committee at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Mrs. Torres is married to Pablo Torres, who retired as a principal from Coston Elementary. They have two adult children who are married and have five grandchildren.
Dr. Anthony Sorola
Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services
Dr. Anthony Sorola, originally from the west Texas town of Lamesa, is a Rice University alumnus. He served as a bilingual teacher and campus administrator with the Dallas Independent School District while earning a graduate degree through Dallas’ Urban Collaborative for Educational Leadership. From 2009-15, he served as a central office administrative intern and the Teacher Incentive Fund Project Director with the Round Rock Independent School District. During this same period, he completed a Doctorate in Educational Administration within the Cooperative Superintendency Program at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Sorola will soon begin his 16th year as a public school educator. He is enthusiastic about providing quality leadership within the Department of Administrative Services, which is composed of Human Resource Services, Maintenance Services, Transportation Services, and Student Nutrition Services.
Assistant Superintendent of School Improvement and Accountability
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
📞 (936) 630-4331
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
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Executive Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services
📞 (936) 630-4342
📠 (936) 633-6214