Cardinal CSD Names Three Superintendent Finalists

The Cardinal Community School District has named three finalists for the position of superintendent, Steve Noble, Gary Benda, and James Craig. Currently, Nobles serves as the high school principal for the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD.  Benda serves as both the Starmont and West Central superintendent and began his career in administration at the Keokuk CSD. And Craig serves as the superintendent of the Sibley-Ocheyedan CSD in addition to being a member of the Representative Council and the vice president of the School Administrators of Iowa Northwest Region.

Joel Pedersen, who has led the district since 2010 will leave the district at the end of the school year for an administrative role at Central Rivers Area Education Agency in Cedar Falls. The new superintendent will start their term on July 1st.