"It’s somebody (that) people will recognize the name.”
---Clark Co board member Rick Perry
This from the Winchester Sun:
Clark County may meet its new school superintendent Monday night.If "people will recognize the name" of the board's choice then one must consider who has the most name-recognition among the finalists. That's easy. Elaine Farris.
The board of education called a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. Monday solely to hire a new superintendent and allow for his comments. Board members met in closed session Thursday night for an hour and 40 minutes to discuss the five finalists and which one to offer the position.
Until the contract is signed, board members aren’t saying who their first choice is.
“We’ve made a decision,” board member Rick Perry said. “It’s somebody (that) people will recognize the name.”
Board Chairperson Judy Hicks said the members were confident the contract will be signed without complications, or the meeting would not have been called for Monday. During Thursday’s meeting, Hicks said the board authorized the board attorney to draw up a contract...
But three of the candidates have Clark County ties including Paul Christy works with the district at present and Lisa Stone used to work there. So that would seem to leave out Donald F. Aldridge and Stephen Dickerson.