Mar 7, 2013 9:20 AM by AP
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The Rapides Parish School Board has selected seven candidates to interview for the superintendent's job.
The field will be narrowed to three finalists before the board hires a replacement for interim Superintendent Gerald Woodard. The interviews will begin Monday.
The candidates include Nason "Tony" Authement, a supervisor of secondary education in Terrebonne Parish; Karl Carpenter, principal of Pineville High School; Bill Higgins, director of federal programs for the Rapides Parish School District; Rena Linzay, principal of Peabody Montessori Magnet Elementary School; Maria Pitre-Martin, most recently the state director of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction; Jeff Powell, principal of Tioga Junior High; Rick Williams of McKinney, Texas, most recently the assistant director in the Region 10 Education Service Center.
Information from: Alexandria Daily Town Talk, http://www.thetowntalk.com