St. Johnsbury School Principal Decision

sjtschoolborderST. JOHNSBURY - The St. Johnsbury school board has decided who they would like to see fill the Principal position at the St. Johnsbury school for the upcoming school year. That being said, it has been a long process for the school board and their representatives that have worked with them through the school itself.
Out of a total of Three candidates that came forward regarding the position; the two finalists, Lydia Cochrane and Sherri Gregory have both exhibited great qualities as well as great promise for the principal position. However, the school board is looking for very specific qualities in their candidates; Christopher Wenger, Chair of the school board, explained in a recent interview what these qualities were. "We are looking for someone who is passionate about our students and their learning, we also want someone in the position who will be able to work with us and members of the school's administrative team. The best person for the job is someone who is willing to work with us to make our school the best educational institution that it can be.
Moving forward, There have also been meetings that have allowed for members of the school and administration to voice their concerns regarding the candidates as well. "It seems there is a half-and-half split between the two candidates," Wenger explained, "What is important to understand is that there is no 'perfect' candidate for the job. Their success is going to be dependent on everyone working toward the school's success and that person's success," he said. "It's easy to put up roadblocks, it's more important to put up road signs."
At the current time the school board is awaiting to hear back from their chosen candidate and will release the name of the individual after they have either accepted or declined the position.

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