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The Eudora school district is interviewing superintendent candidates this week, searching for the person who will replace retiring Superintendent Don Grosdidier.
On Monday the district interviewed Brian Smith, who is currently superintendent in the Galena school district in southeast Kansas, a district that had 826 students last year. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Pittsburg State University and a Ph.D. from Kansas University.
Today, the district is interviewing Mike Whitener, currently the superintendent in the Oxford school district in south-central Kansas, which had 368 students last year. Whitener earned his bachelor's degree at Baptist Christian College and a master's degree from Wichita State University. He is currently pursuing a doctorate from WSU.
The final candidate will be announced about 11 a.m. Thursday, in advance of his or her interview.
A public announcement on who the next superintendent will be is expected in February.