In Memory of Dr. Thomas McIntyre
Brevard Public Schools announced the death of Area I Superintendent Tom McIntyre.
The 56-year-old veteran educator died Wednesday morning August 13th at Holmes Regional Medical Center after battling cancer.
“Words are inadequate to fully convey the respect and admiration I have felt for Tom,” said Superintendent Dr. Richard A. DiPatri. “His professionalism, his expertise, and truly, his heart for children, made him the consummate educator."
In the spring of 1978, Dr. Tom McInture was working at Melbourne High School, teaching math, physical education, and coaching several sports. He next served as a dean and assistant principal at Melbourne High School (1986-88). He returned to Melbourne High School as principal from 1999-2003. McIntyre had served as Area I Superintendent since 2003, responsible for the administration and supervision of 24 schools and more than 22,000 students in South Brevard.
In the Spring of 2006 the Mel Hi Crew team named a new four boat in his honor. Dr. McIntyre has been extremly supportive of the sport over the years, and has always been there to support all Mel-Hi Athletes.