Who is the school named after?

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The school is named after Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sáenz, who lived from October 3, 1788 - November 15, 1836.  He was a 19th-century Mexican politician of Spanish descent and served as finance minister under President Vicente Guerero.  A colonizer and statesman, he was also the interim Vice President of the Republic of Texas, serving under interim President David G. Burnet from March to October 1836.