Livingston board to interview candidates for superintendent
LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish School Board will hold a special meeting on June 9 to interview four candidates who applied to be the district's next superintendent.
The board hopes to announce a successor to retiring Superintendent John Watson before July 1. Watson's last day will be June 30.
The applicants are:
-Arronza LaBatt, executive director to the deputy superintendent of schools for Montgomery County Schools in Maryland.
-Elizabeth "Liz" Swinford, superintendent of schools/consultant for the Tuscaloosa County School System in Alabama.
-Mark Torbert, principal at South Terrebonne High School.
-Rick Wentzel, assistant superintendent of school operations for Livingston Parish public schools.
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