November 29, 2006
A middle school in South San Antonio ISD has been named for Robert Zamora '65, a longtime educator in the district. Through a nearly forty-year career in the South San district, Zamora was a classroom teacher, coach, campus and district-level administrator, and finally superintendent, a position he held from 1998-2002. A product of the school district, Zamora went to Baylor on an athletic scholarship and then earned a master's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University in 1977. During his tenure as head baseball coach at South San High School, from 1969-78, the team won eight straight district titles and advanced to the state finals two years in a row. In 1976, he was named Baseball Coach of the Year by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association. He has been inducted into the Texas High School Base ball Coaches Association Hall of Fame and the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame. The Robert C. Zamora Middle School was officially dedicated in October.
* note Mr. Zamora graduated from Baylor in 1965 with a BS degree with a major in Recreation (now in the School of Education).
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