Steven Hirase

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:24) Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright recaps Wednesday's meeting.

( 16:44) South Summit School District Superintendent Shad Sorenson is leaving the district to pursue a new opportunity. He is joined by the interim Superintendent Steven Hirase.

( 31:21) Youth Sports Alliance Programs Director Heather Sims has an update on youth sports.


The South Summit School Board has hired an Interim Superintendent who will step in for departing Superintendent Shad Sorenson who plans to leave at the end of December.

The school board voted unanimously to hire Dr. Steve Hirase as the Interim Superintendent. He will take over the leadership of the South Summit School district beginning the first of the year. Superintendent Shad Sorenson submitted his resignation to the Board of Education in October. He served as the Superintendent since 2014 and now plans to take a position with another school district.