The first of four dedications ceremonies for the new schools in Ector County will place at 6:30 on Thursday.
The ceremony will be held at Buddy West Elementary.
It will begin with the First Baptist Odessa Ensemble's rendition of "God Bless America".
After the song, the school's principal will speak, as well as Ector County Independent School Districts Superintendent and the Board of Trustees' president.
Buddy West was a long-time resident in Odessa and a state representative.
The impact of his work in education can be seen throughout ECISD and will be celebrated Thursday evening.