FSD3 leaders hold public input meeting for superintendent

LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) - Florence School District 3 leaders held its first and only scheduled public input meeting for a superintendent on Tuesday.

More than 30 community members attended, five of them spoke about the qualities and desirable traits, said Brian Huckabee, spokesman for the district.

General comments included a desire to hire someone who is technology savvy, understands the importance of connecting with community and parents, willing to think non-traditionally when it comes to teaching, and thinks outside of the box, according to Huckabee.

Dr. V. Keith Callicutt currently serves as the superintendent. He has served four years. June 30 is Callicutt's last day.

Next month, the district will begin advertising for the position, followed by screening applications in December. The board will decide who they want to call for interviews in January. By February, Huckabee said, the goal is to have selected a superintendent to begin July 1.

Approximately 3600 students attend the five schools of the Florence School District 3. The district serves students from Scranton, Olanta, Lake City and Coward.

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