School board approves next superintendent of the Northwest School District

(House Springs) The next superintendent of the Northwest School District has been announced.

With a 7-0 vote from the board of education, Dr. Jennifer Hecktor will take over the reigns as superintendent on July 1st of next year.

Current Superintendent Dr. Desi Kirchhofer says Dr. Hecktor is a perfect fit for leadership in continuing academic success at Northwest.

Dr. Kirchhofer had a chance to speak with Dr. Hecktor earlier this week.

Dr. Kirchhofer will retire on June 30th of next year with 30 years in education under his belt.

He has been superintendent of the Northwest School District since July 1st of 2017.