During a special meeting on Wednesday, July 5, the West Muskingum Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Chad Shawger as its new superintendent. He was selected from a field of 25 applicants.
“The board reviewed applications, supporting documentation, and conducted extensive interviews, as well as background and reference checks with the help of David Branch, Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center Superintendent,” stated Dan Ankrum, board president. “The board wishes to thank Mr. Branch for his assistance in this very important task of hiring the district’s educational leader.”
Mr. Shawger will begin his new position effective August 1, 2017. He is being awarded a three year contract. He is currently the high school principal at Tri-Valley Local Schools.