School board offers administrative contracts
August 12, 2022
Following the recent resignation of former Superintendent Stephen Ely, the Ekalaka Elementary #15 and Carter County High School Unified Board of Trustees interviewed three individuals for administrative positions on July 11.
At the board's regular meeting the following day, a split vote with one trustee abstaining as she was not present during the interviews left the matter of hiring a school administrator unresolved. The board decided to then conduct second interviews with two of the applicants, Charles Cook and Brian Purnell.
One week later the board decided, by unanimous vote, to offer...