About our School's Namesake



Degrees and Certifications:

Dan Christie

Danny David Christie was born on May 8, 1944, in Dallas, Texas, to David P. and Mary Helen (Sandlin) Christie. He and his younger brother, John, grew up in Prosper and Dallas. Mr. Christie attended Prosper Elementary and graduated in 1962 from Prosper High School where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He was also named as a Texas Football All-Star. 

He attended North Texas State University where he played football and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1968. After graduation, Mr. Christie worked as a real estate broker with the Collin County Land Company. 

Mr. Christie’s daughter, Effie Dawn Christie, graduated from Prosper High School in 1984. His granddaughter, Dylan Christie Blase, became the third generation from the Christie family to graduate from Prosper High School in 2012.

Mr. Christie served on both the Prosper ISD School Board and Prosper City Council.  Mr. Christie passed away on May 6, 2006.