The Lakewood Board of Education is moving forward in the selection of s new superintendent to replace Randy Fleenor, who has left the district to become the new superintendent of Mattawan schools. The field of 21 applicants has been narrowed to five candidates who have been invited to be interviewed on June 15 and 16. The interviews will be held at the auditorium at Lakewood High School and are open to the public, and will also be available virtually.
The candidates to be interviewed include:
Kevin Robydek, Superintendent at Potterville
Jay Larner, Asst. Superintendent at Lakewood
Dr. Christopher Turner, Technology Director at Brighton
Dr. Steven Skalka, Superintendent at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Matthew Goebel, Asst. Superintendent at Hastings
Final interviews are scheduled for June 23, and the Board hopes to have the new superintendent begin in July.