The Fayette County Schools superintendent screening committee issued a statement Wednesday night saying it had finished its work and would give the school board a list of candidates in closed session.
The statement said the committee received 57 applications "reflecting diverse backgrounds and professional experiences."
The school board is trying to find by July a replacement for Tom Shelton, who resigned as of December. School board members do not have to take the screening committee's recommendation into consideration.
The screening committee members are teacher representatives Meribeth Gaines and Jessica Hiler, school board member Daryl Love, principal representative Kate McAnelly, parent representative Sharon Mofield-Boswell, and classified employee representative Julane Mullins
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Valarie Honeycutt Spears