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Willoughby named District Superintendent of the Year
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WILLOUGHBY and BREWER - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool
Director of Schools Mark Willoughby was recognized at the monthly meeting of the DeKalb County School Board Thursday night by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents for having been named the 2013 Upper Cumberland Superintendent of the Year.Keith Brewer of the TOSS presented Willoughby an award in honor of the achievement at the meeting, saying that Willoughby missed winning Superintendent of the Year for the state by less than a point.“We have a competition for Superintendent of the Year that is based on finalists that we have from each developmental district,” Brewer said. “Mr. Willoughby represented the Upper Cumberland District. He was nominated and elected as the finalist for the Upper Cumberland.