Alachua County names interim school superintendent
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Hershel Lyons will serve as acting superintendent as the Alachua County School District searches for a permanent leader.
The school board unanimously selected Lyons to replace outgoing Superintendent Dan Boyd, who announced his retirement in September.
According to Lyons' biography, he is no stranger to the Alachua County education system.
He has more than 35 years experience at different schools in North-Central Florida.
The school board plans to meet later this month to discuss how to begin searching for a new permanent leader.
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