Thomas Muzzey was named the new Superintendent of the Orchard Farm School District, the district announced on Friday.
Current Superintendent Dan Dozier has been with the district for 31 years and planned to step down at the end of the school year.
Thomas Muzzey has served as the Warren County School Superintendent for two years. Before that he worked as associate superintendent and assistant superintendent in the Hillsboro R-3 School District
“Dr. Tom Muzzey brings a proven track record of success the school system," Board presient Elmer Dwyer said in a press release. "He has served effectively as superintendent and is highly regarded by Board and community members in the school systems he has served. Dr. Muzzey has successfully served all students and demonstrated effectiveness in working with minority and economically disadvantaged children.”
Muzzey has three children and is married. His youngest daughter will be a sophomore in the Orchard Farm School District next year. His duties will begin July 1.
“I am excited about the opportunity to serve a district with such rich tradition and a bright future," he said in a press release. "I am anxious to begin work with a community that supports high academic standards with strong parental involvement.”