COOPERSTOWN – Thomas J. Selover, 76, of Cooperstown, a devoted family man, egalitarian and friend to all, passed away on Aug. 8, 2018.
Born on April 24, 1942, in Merrill, Wisc., Tom’s parents, Anne and John, relocated his family to Murfreesboro, Tenn., when Tom was 14. In Murfreesboro, Tom would go on to earn both a Bachelor’s in Biology and a Master’s in Chemistry from Middle Tennessee State University.
Tom began his career as a science teacher in Hernando County, Fla., then earned his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Florida in Gainesville, becoming headmaster at Oak Hall Academy there.
COOPERSTOWN – Matt Schuermann will join the CCS Board of Education after today’s voting.
School board President Marcy Birch led the balloting with 433 votes, followed closely by Schuermann with 419. Tony Scalici, a 24-year-veteran, received 364, and Nancy Areliusson, 149. The four were competing for three seats.
The school budget, library budget and school-bus lease were all approved in today’s balloting.
COOPERSTOWN – The Cooperstown Central School Board this evening accepted the resignation of Michael Cring, most recently the middle-high school principal, who has accepted the position of athletic director at the Arlington Central School District in LaGrangeville, outside Poughkeepsie.