FCDS Board Approves Renaming Auditorium

At Mondays Fairfield School District School Board meeting, Board of Directors approved the naming of the new high school auditorium: the Mitcheltree, Slechta, Edgeton Auditorium. The new name honors three influential Fairfield alumni.

Linda Mitcheltree was a Vocal Music Instructor from 1983 to 2009.

Scott Slechta was an English Teacher from 1984 to 2017. In addition, he was the Fairfield High School drama director. Slechta was also named Iowa Teacher of the Year in 2016.

Jim Edgeton was a Band Instructor from 1992 to 2021.

Dr. Stephanie Mishler, Interim Superintendent ina release stated  “There are many performances to come, and naming the building after these artistic alumni sets the tone. Moreover, we want to thank Linda, Scott, and Jim for all the years they supported and contributed to our fine arts programs.”