Jim Cooper Auditorium

James Odell Cooper, Jr.

Born July 21, 1944 to James and Valora Cooper.
  He graduated from W. B. Ray HS in 1962. 
He entered the Marines where he served until his honorable discharge in 1967.
His studies include Bachelors Degree from University of North Texas, and 1st Masters in Speech and Drama in 1971 and a 2nd Masters in Education from Corpus Christi State University in 1983.

Jim was employed at TMISD from 1983 through 1993.

Jim is remembered by many of his family and colleagues by his Smile and love for Education – the Fine Arts – his dream was to return to directing and put on plays in the auditorium with his TM students.


This is the before and after look ...
....and you won't believe your eyes