The superintendent of Southern Reynolds County R-2 school district has died. Dr. Mike Redlich passed away this past Saturday night. Ellington High School principal Jannifer Johnson recalls Redlich.

Johnson says she did get to give Redlich good news after the high school baseball team won the state championship last week.

Redlich spent 12 years serving as superintendent at Southern Reynolds County R-2. He is survived by his wife and 2 children. The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday morning at 11 at the McSpadden Funeral Home in Ellington, and visitation will be Friday from 4 until 7 at McSpadden Funeral Home as well.