By CRISTINA JANNEY
The Hays school board has received two applications for its vacant position.
Curt Vajnar, former Hays High School agriculture teacher, and Fort Hays State University psychology instructor Nuchelle Chance have applied for the position vacated by Sophia Rose Young.
Vajnar taught for 31 years at HHS.
Young resigned in July after moving outside of the school district.
The person appointed to position would serve the remainder of Young's term, which runs through 2021.
Applications for the position will be accepted through Monday, Sept. 21. The school board will interview perspective candidates at its next meeting on Monday, Sept. 28.
Interested parties need to submit a letter including their name, address, qualifications, statement on why they want to be a board member and statement on how they can contribute to board and benefit the district to Jess Reling, board clerk, 323 W. 12th, Hays KS 67601 or email [email protected]