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January 15, 2014

Loafman gets contract renewed

DUNCAN — Red River Technology Center’s Board of Education renewed the contract of superintendent Dennis Loafman for the 2014-15 school year.

“We appreciate what you do,” said Rodney Love, president of the board. “You’ve done an excellent job.”

Loafman is entering his second year in the superintendent position and is aiming at finishing Red River’s fourth building in 2015.

Bill Kaighn of Kaighn Associates Architects, Inc. presented a time-line for the completion of the Precision Machine and Welding Building during a Monday night session.

“We hope it to be completed by April 15, 2015,” said Kaighn.

In other business:

n Brandi Meyer was chosen for the Licensed Practical Nursing instructor position.

n William Patrick Banks, Jonathan Knapp, Rose Massey and Rolph Sims were approved as instructor list.

n Board members Love, Dee Williams, Mark Ely, Ricky Sanders and Kristie Gaines were recognized by Loafman as part of Oklahoma School Board Recognition Week.

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