(FREDERICKTOWN, Mo.) – Fredericktown Superintendent Brett Reutzel will be retiring at the end of this school year after putting in a retirement request in September.

Reutzel is originally from Advance, and tells us the story of how he moved away from Missouri and eventually came back.

Reutzel’s wife Polly is currently a paraprofessional in the Special Education department at Fredericktown Middle School.

He describes how the two of them came to the decision to retire.

And Reutzel tells us what he’ll miss the most about being the Superintendent at Fredericktown.

Reutzel’s final day on the job will be June 30th.