Indiana district picks Sam Watkins for top position

Friday, August 29, 2014

Sam Watkins became the new superintendent of Peru Community Schools Monday after the Peru School Board hired him for the position during a special meeting.

Watkins, who served as the principal at Peru Junior High School for 13 years, beat out 17 other candidates to land the job.

He replaces former superintendent Chuck Brimbury, who announced in June he wanted to resign and become the athletic director at Peru High School.

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