William F. Barnett better known as “Fritz,” came to Santa Fe ISD to teach Chemistry and Physics. He retired after serving the Santa Fe Independent School District for 32 years. Mr. Barnett made a significant impact in student’s lives in Santa Fe ISD as his career touched each phase of a student’s educational life. While on the Board of Trustees, he served as both President and Vice President. During that time, the District became involved in the law suit over prayer in schools. The Board was privileged to hear the District’s appeal to the United States Supreme Court. Fritz’s family includes wife, Gay, 33-year Kindergarten teacher, children Cynthia Barnett Miller, Sheppard Barnett, and Ginger Barnett Painter.