West named county superintendent

An emotional Ann West (left) thanks Marion County Board of Education members Beverly Burleson (third from right), Belinda McRae (seated) and Joyce Fowler for voting to appoint her as the new Marion County School System superintendent of education.

HAMILTON - In a unanimous 4-0 vote, Ann West was named superintendent of the Marion County School System during a special-called Marion County Board of Education (MCBOE) meeting on July 31.
“I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to be the leader of our school system,” West said after the meeting. “We have a great school system and I want to continue working with our schools, our teachers, and our students to make it the best it can be,” she said.


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