District Five Names Interim Superintendent

IRMO, S.C. (WOLO) – At their meeting Monday evening, the Lexington – Richland Five Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen Hefner as interim superintendent, effective January 1, 2011.

Hefner will replace Dr. Herbert Berg, who announced his retirement earlier this month.

Hefner retired from Richland School District Two on June 30, 2010.

He served as superintendent of Richland Two for 16 years.

Following the announcement the board issued a statement saying:

“We are extremely appreciative of the leadership  Dr. Herbert Berg has provided during the past two years. We are confident that by naming an interim superintendent with such an outstanding record in South Carolina,and nationally, that the district will continue its progress and will have a seamless transition between these two excellent leaders.”