Pennock promoted to deputy superintendent
can chart the route that Lewis and Clark followed on their journey west, and she
sees Gen.William Tecumseh Sherman as a bon vivant rather than a firebug.For 21 months, Pennock has been chief academic officer of the Muscogee County School District.
On Monday, the board unanimously approved the appointment of the 34-year educator as the system's deputy superintendent.
"As you were voting, I thought of my parents," she
told the board.
becomes the system's No. 2 person, and her
former position will be advertised.She will have more responsibility of the district's day-to-day operations and will be involved with research, testing and technology.
decided to close schools Thursday and Friday -- a decision Phillips teased her
"Dr. Phillips," she
said, "32,000 children thought the deputy superintendent did a great job."