Assistant Principal (A-L)

Ms. Brightwell
Ms. Brightwell

Trisha Brightwell joined the Ferris Jr High administrative team as Assistant Principal, following
three years of service with Ferris school district. She began her career at Northside Elementary,
where she taught 5 th grade math for 6 years before moving to Carlisle Jr High. There she taught4 years of 6 th and 7 th grade math.  
Ms. Brightwell grew up in Illinois and attended and graduated from Centralia High School. She
received her undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches
with a bachelors degree in Education with a specialization in math and reading. Ms. Brightwell
earned her master’s degree in Educational Administration from Stephen F. Austin State
University as well.
During her free time, Ms. Brightwell enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family.