Mississippi district hires John Strycker

September 20, 2019 | The Greenville Advocate

The Jackson County School Board approved the hiring of current Butler County School System Superintendent Dr. John Strycker as the next leader of the Mississippi Gulf Coast district late this afternoon.

Rumors began circulating that Strycker was the frontrunner for the position over the weekend. His hiring was a unanimous decision.

Strycker’s term will be from Jan. 1, 2020, until June 30, 2023. He replaces the current superintendent, Dr. Barry Amacker

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