Nimitz Middle School

Welcome to Nimitz Middle School!
Home of the Admirals

Principal: Teresa Willison
Assistant Principal-8th grade: Jana Norman
Assistant Principal-7th grade: Krystle Vodron
Assistant Principal-6th grade: John Brosemer

Secretary: Maria Ellis 
Attendance Clerk: Janice Rhea
Building Clerk: Ginger Erwin
Building Clerk: Herlinda Lopez
Data Clerk: JoNette Severse
 Bookkeeper: Emma Quezada 
Nurse:  Becky Galvan, RN
4900 Maple Ave.
Odessa, TX 79762

Main Campus Phone: (432) 456-0469
Fax: (432) 456-0468

Mascot: Admiral

Colors: Navy Blue and Gold


Nimitz History

Campus Creed
At Nimitz Middle School, we...
Nourish a lifelong commitment to learning by joining together to achieve excellence.
Motivating and respecting every individual for what they have to offer and having the
Strength of will to stand shoulders above the rest.
Chester William Nimitz History

Chester William Nimitz

February 24, 1885 – February 20, 1966

Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz was a five-star admiral in the United States Navy. He held the dual command of Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet, for U.S. naval forces and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, for U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II. He was the leading U.S. Navy authority on submarines, as well as Chief of the Navy's Bureau of Navigation in 1939. He served as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from 1945 until 1947. He was the United States' last surviving Fleet Admiral.

Admiral Nimitz served our country from 1905 – 1947 (42 years of service). During this 42 year stint in the military, Nimitz served in the following wars:

· World War I

· World War II

o Battle of Coral Sea

o Battle of Midway

o Solomon Islands Campaign

o Battle of the Philippine Sea

o Battle of Leyte Gulf

o Battle of Iwo Jima

o Battle of Okinawa

· Awards

o 4 Navy Distinguished Service Medals

o Army Distinguished Service Medal

o Order of the Bath

o Legion of Honor

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