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Welker named new Cape superintendent

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Dr. James Welker, currently assistant superintendent of finance in Jackson, has been named Cape Girardeau's new superintendent. He will be paid $135,000 for the first year of his three year contract.

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Jim Welker is a man of integrity who, I believe, will restore people's trust in the administration. I just hope that people remember it can take awhile for a new superintendent to acclimate himself to a new district and that changes, if necessary, may take time.

-- Posted by pmiinch on Thu, Feb 7, 2008, at 3:59 PM

Congrats to Jim. Cape got them a good one!

-- Posted by whitey11 on Thu, Feb 7, 2008, at 3:59 PM

All you know-it-alls who ASSumed they were courting another long-distance superintendent can chew on this for a while . . .

Give your school board some credit.

-- Posted by yasgurfarm on Thu, Feb 7, 2008, at 4:11 PM

pmiinch: Like Super Chicken used to tell Fred, "You knew the job was dangerous when you took it".

-- Posted by CapeRacer on Thu, Feb 7, 2008, at 4:49 PM

I guess my brain is working a bit slow this evening, CapeRacer, because I'm not sure what you mean by your post. Sorry!

-- Posted by pmiinch on Thu, Feb 7, 2008, at 5:59 PM

Good man. But, I was hoping for Fanger!

-- Posted by vietnamvet on Thu, Feb 7, 2008, at 6:35 PM

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