School District personnel moves
Personnel changes within Oconee public schools. After an executive session, Chairman Andy Inabinet of the board of trustees said the board approved a letter of agreement that provides Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for operations, will serve as interim superintendent “at the will of the board until the board decides to make a permanent position there.” To cover the additional duties, Thorsland will be compensated at an additional $3 thousand a month. According to Inabinet, Thorsland’s annual salary is $139 thousand. The trustees also accepted the resignation of Josh Young, Walhalla High Principal. Young has accepted the job of principal of Daniel High School in Pickens County.