Principal - John Engle

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Principal - John Engle

email: john.engel@fwisd.org

Hi, my name is John Engel.  This is my first year as principal of Southwest High School.  Prior to working at Southwest High School, I was principal of Mclean Middle School and Mary Louise Phillips Elementary. I attended Salisbury State University, where I received my Bachelor’s of Science in Education.  I later attended the University of Texas at Arlington where I received my Masters of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.  I am married to my wife, Cassandra, and have four wonderful children.  I am thankful for the opportunity to work in such a supportive and positive environment. 

 Assistant Principal - Willie Cormier

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Assistant Principal - Willie Cormier

Email: willie.cormier@fwisd.org

During his seventeen years as an educator, Mr. Cormier has worked solely for the Fort Worth Independent School District. Mr. Cormier has been assistant principal at Southwest High School for 11 years.  Mr. Cormier also served three years as an assistant principal at R.L. Paschal High School. Mr. Cormier taught CTE courses at OD Wyatt High School.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University and his Master’s Degree from The University of Texas at Arlington. His current status at Tarleton State University in the Doctorate program is ABD. Mr. Cormier is married to Alma, and has two sons, and two daughters. Mr. Cormier, his wife and one of his sons are currently employed by the FWISD.

 Assistant Principal - Marty Marion

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Assistant Principal - Marty Marion

Email: marty.marion@fwisd.org

I am a Southwest High School graduate and glad to be here as an assistant principal. This is my 33rd year in education. My first 21 years in education, I was a social studies teacher and basketball coach. I have coached in Crowley, Fort Worth and Hallsville (East Texas). I have been a principal at Jefferson High School (East Texas), Jean McClung Middle School and M.L. Phillips Elementary. I have also been an assistant principal at Eastern Hills High School and Paschal High School. I received my undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University and my Masters in Education from Stephen F. Austin State University.  I am married to Adriennie and have two daughters, two step-sons, and two granddaughters.

 Assistant Principal - Mandi Jarchow

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Assistant Principal - Mandi Jarchow

email: mandi.jarchow@fwisd.org

My name is Mandi Jarchow, and 2017 will be my 16th year in FWISD. My roles before administration include Programs of Choice Coordinator, Data Analyst, and English teacher. I have a BA in English from UTA, and a Master's in Educational Leadership from TCU, so purple is one of my favorite colors. I have two sons who both attend school in the Southwest pyramid, and I am excited to help make Southwest the very best school in FWISD for them and ALL students who choose to be Raiders. I love, love, LOVE the Chicago Cubs, K-State football, and play golf when I can.