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Penn-Trafford selects replacement for director

Renatta Signorini
| Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

A Level Green man was selected unanimously on Monday night by the Penn-Trafford school board to replace former director Larry Harrison, who resigned last week.

Martin Stovar took Harrison's place representing Region 1 in the term that runs through 2013. The board selected Stovar from six candidates who were interviewed at a meeting last week.

Stovar, a manufacturing engineer, said he is excited to start working and looks forward to getting up to speed on everything going on in the district.

"I'm honored that they chose me," he said.

The board noted again of the difficulty in choosing one person to replace Harrison, who was elected Penn Township commissioner.

Director Nick Petrucci called the decision "very tough" and board president Scott Koscho thanked all of the candidates for their interest.

Stovar said during his interview that he is a graduate of Penn-Trafford and has three children in the district.

In other business, the board:

• Approved tax-exempt status for property in Trafford to be used as a fire station.

• Accepted the resignation of Patricia Solo as seventh- and eighth-grade girls' volleyball coach at Penn Middle School.

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