McDade students meet Ted Cruz Posted in: Lifestyle McDade High School students recently visited with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and shared their experiences in launching a satellite that they had built. Seniors Evan Allen and Luz Rameriz and freshman James Dube traveled with McDade ISD Superintendent Barbara Marchbanks and director Heather Stidham to Second Baptist Church in Houston. The students were able to join with students from Second Baptist Academy and participate in a live stream from the International Space Station (ISS). Students were able to ask Astronaut Christina Koch, who was on the ISS, questions about life in space and her role on the space station. The ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!