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Nichols, Quillen Announced as Scholarship Winners

USD 407 BOEGage Nichols was announced the winner of the Frances Brundage Scholarship and Angie Quillen was awarded the Flora Bigler Scholarship at Monday's USD 407 Board of Education meeting.

After 35 minutes of discussion in executive session, the vote was unanimous to award Nichols and Quillen the scholarships.

Also discussed Monday at the Board meeting was a review of the state audit figures for the district.

Superintendent Dave Couch...

The Board also talked about investigating the purchase of a wheelchair accessible bus or van - something Couch says the district has made due without, but needs to look at buying.

Computer technology and the district's local area network were discussed as well.

Toward the end of the meeting, after 30 minutes of executive session discussion, the Board unanimously voted to not offer Russell High School Head Football Coach Chuck Bisbee a contract for next season.

CLICK HERE for the meeting minutes.

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