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Ava Superintendent Resigns, Board Fills Positions

The Ava R-1 School Board accepted the resignation of Dr. Brian Wilson on Thursday, Jan. 23, during the board’s closed session meeting.   Wilson, who will finish his administrative year at Ava R-1, has accepted a job offer in Hollister, Mo.

In response to Wilson’s resignation, the board hired Dr. Nancy Lawler as superintendent and Middle School Principal Mike Henry as assistant superintendent, filling two positions for the ensuing school year.