The Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County will have a new face on its board this week as Jon Hooker has been appointed to replace Dr. Craig Wagoner, Sr.
The appointment comes on the heels of Wagoner’s resignation after seven years on the board, and for Hooker, he will be representing District 3, which is an at-large position that represents both District 1 and 2 in the western part of the district. Wagoner’s term was set to expire on Dec. 31, 2022 and Hooker will serve the remainder of the term and be eligible for election to the seat in November 2022.
“I’m very excited to be selected. Having grown up here and chosen to raise my kids here, I have had a strong urge to serve our community and give back. Joining this fantastic school board for me is about working with a great group of leaders. We have a lot on our plates right now, and I look forward to this opportunity,” Hooker said.
Hooker will join board members Dan Walker, Matt Ackerman, Laura Haeberle and Brian McKinney when he is sworn in Monday, Aug. 24.