NEW DETAILS: Miamisburg picks 3 finalists for school superintendent’s job

Three candidates have been selected as finalists to become the next superintendent of Miamisburg City Schools.

The finalists were chosen after six candidates were interviewed by the district’s board of education earlier this week.

The three are scheduled to meet again with local officials Monday, according to the district.

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The three seeking to succeed the retiring David Vail are:

•Laura Blessing, superintendent, Northeastern Wayne Schools, Fountain City, Indiana, 2013–present;

•Kimberly Halley, assistant superintendent, Reynoldsburg City Schools, 2018–present. Halley earned a master’s degree from the University of Dayton in 1998 and is in the doctorate program at Miami University.

•Jennifer Penczarski, superintendent, Kenton City Schools, 2010–present. She is a 1996 Miami University grad and is pursuing a doctorate there.

Initially, 29 candidates applied to the district, which includes the city, most of Miami Twp. and parts of German Twp.

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