Royal ISD Superintendent Rick Kershner joined the Falcon team in August 2020. Mr. Kershner has 29 years of experience in education. He previously served the Royal community as a high school assistant principal. His has served as a teacher, a coach, an assistant principal, a principal, and an assistant superintendent for leadership and culture and is a strong advocate for Texas public schools.
Mr. Kershner and his wife Yvonne have two daughters and one son plus five grandsons. He graduated from Sam Houston State University and earned his Masters Degree from Prairie View A&M University.