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Southwestern Superintendent Curt Chase resigns to go home to Rushville

Shelby County gained a Rush County administrator when Dr. Matt Vance accepted the Shelbyville superintendent position.


Rush County got a Shelby County administrator as Curt Chase has accepted a position in Rushville.


The Southwestern superintendent had his resignation approved by the Southwestern School Board.  He’s going to Rushville.



Chase served a decade as the Southwestern Jr. / Sr. HS principal until he replaced Superintendent Dr. Paula Maurer to start the 2020-21 school year.


He says there’s something exciting about going home.



At the same time, it’s bittersweet leaving Southwestern.