Johnson resigns SH post

JEWELL – At a special school board meeting called Tuesday evening, South Hamilton school superintendent Tim Johnson submitted his resignation effective at the end of his current contract on June 30. Johnson, completing his third year at the helm of South Hamilton, did not tell the board of his future plans.

At the close of the meeting, Kempton Young announced his resignation from the board effective immediately. According to board chairman Will Johnston, an individual will be appointed to fill the remainder of Young’s term, which ends in 2015. The appointee must reside in Director District 3.

In another personnel matter at the meeting, after going into closed session the board voted to renew for next year the contract of middle school/high school principal Scott Dryer. The board heard input at an open forum prior to closed session, with 115 interested patrons present to support Dryer, also completing his third year at South Hamilton.