Robin Cochran, principal of North Washington Elementary School, was named the new superintendent of Washington County Schools Thursday night. She is the first female superintendent in the history of Washington County Schools.
Cochran, a native of Washington County, was selected by the school board and hired from a field of four finalists and 19 original candidates.
The vote to hire Cochran was 4-0, with one member, Buffy Mann, abstaining from the vote.
See the complete story in next week's Springfield Sun.