New Superintendent hired

The Broken Bow School Board has selected the next superintendent of schools.Mark Sievering accepted the position following a second round of interviews in the district this week. The contract with Sievering will be finalized next week.Sievering has been the superintendent at Conestoga Public Schools in southeast Nebraska since 2003. He has also been a superintendent at Franklin Public Schools and was the superintendent/principal at Arthur County High School in Arthur.Sievering will begin his position with Broken Bow Schools July 1, 2012.See next week's Custer County Chief for more information.