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 Good News: SRU graduate leads Highland Area School District 



SRU Good News for July 23, 2009


SRU graduate leads Highland Area School District


 Joseph Latess, a 1978 physical education graduate and a 1986 master's degree graduate of Slippery Rock University, has been hired as Highland Area School District's assistant superintendent and will be become superintendent next June when the incumbent superintendent's contract expires.

 Latess, who most recently served as an assistant superintendent at Shaler Area School District, takes his new post in August. The Valley News Dispatch reports Latess was given a four-year contract. He previously served as principal of Blackhawk High School in Beaver Falls and as  assistant principal at Garnet Valley High School in Glen Mills. He taught 14 years at Keystone High School in Knox. 

  In addition to his SRU degrees, Latess earned his doctorate at Youngstown State University.


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