Baugh Gone, Interim Lewisburg Superintendent Named

LEWISBURG – Outgoing Lewisburg Area School District Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Baugh has named her interim replacement and announced some other changes across the district. \

Dr. Baugh, who had only two years on the job, announced her resignation last month. She said Friday, Cathy Moser will take over as interim superintendent beginning Friday, July 1.

As for updates from the district, she said  the HVAC project is ‘well underway’ at Kelly and Linntown Elementary Schools and at the Eichorn Middle School. She said those schools will be ready for the start of next school year.

Dr. Baugh also announced other administrative changes across the district, including a new Athletic Director, changes in school principals and more. A list of those hires can be found at WKOK.com.

Beginning in July 2022, there will be administrative changes in the school district.

  • Mr. Christopher Long will be the Administrator for Athletics and Select Student Services.   Mr. Long comes to the Lewisburg Area School District with experience as a high school counselor and varsity coach in the Warrior Run School District.  Mr. Long will be responsible for the athletic program and student services involving registration, attendance, and safety.
  • Ms. Stephanie Beaver will be the Director of Special Education Service and Student Support Services.  Ms. Beaver joined the Lewisburg Area School District in July 2021, and her role will be streamlined to focus on students’ academic and social and emotional needs.
  • Mr. Michael Jones, who is currently the Student Services Coordinator, will be the Director of Transportation and Food Services.   Ms. Jones has been with the District for many years in a variety of positions, and he currently oversees transportation.  His role has expanded to include food services.
  • In the two elementary schools, there will be a change in leadership.  Mr. Chris Ruhl, the Kelly Elementary School Principal, will become the Linntown Elementary School Principal on July 8, 2022.   Mr. Eric Wetzel, the Linntown Elementary School Principal, will become the Kelly Elementary School Principal.  Both principals have a number of years of service in the District, and they look forward to collaborating as they assume their new positions.
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