New superintendent picked for local high schools |

New superintendent picked for local high schools

The local high school district announced Ralf Swenson as the new superintendent who will succeed Maggie Deetz, at the helm of the Nevada Joint Union High School district.

Swenson, 51, will start July 1.

He comes from Merced, Calif., said Corinne Parilo, vice president of the board of trustees of the high school district. He’s been a principal for 14 years in the high school district there, Parilo said.

“He’s a warm, engaging person,” Parilo said. “The board of trustees as well as the community advisory committee made up of local school administrators, staff, and community members were very impressed with him right from the get-go.”

Swenson has a master’s degree in education from the University of North Dakota. He has another credential in education administration from the California State University in Fresno.

For more information, check Wednesday’s edition of The Union.


To contact Staff Writer Soumitro Sen, e-mail or call 477-4229.

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