PHOTO: WIMA/Jason Aldrich
The Allen East school board officially approved the hiring of a new superintendent at last night's meeting.
Mel Rentschler will take over officialy on March 1st- when Mike Richards will retire.
Rentschler talked about what drew him to the job at Allen East.
Rentschler comes to Allen East from Liberty Center schools in Henry County- where he was there for the past 21 years.
He is a native of Marion County.