The Beaufort County School board has hired a new superintendent.
The board of education named Dr. Don Phipps as its new
superintendent during a special meeting Wednesday night.
Dr. Phipps has spent 18 years in education. He comes to Beaufort County Schools from Cumberland County Schools where he served as Executive Director of Student Services.
Dr. Phipps is engaged to be married on December 19 at which time he and his wife Nancy will have four children.
Dr. Phipps will take office on January 11, 2010.