The Laurens-Marathon Community School Board of Directors appointed Michael Wright as their new Superintendent of Schools Friday, effective July 1, 2001.
Wright has been the secondary school principal since 1996. Wright also serves as technology coordinator for the Laurens-Marathon Community School District.
Wright is a graduate of St. Mary's High School and Buena Vista College in Storm Lake. He received his master's degree in Administration from Drake University and will receive his Iowa Superintendent endorsement in the summer of 2001 from the University of Northern Iowa.
Wright resides in Laurens with his wife and two sons.