Matt Runge takes new position at Illinois district

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Warsaw School District Superintendent Matt Runge has accepted a similar position in the Pleasant Plains School District just west of Springfield, Ill.

Board President Steve Lucie said Thursday afternoon that Runge notified him Monday he had taken another job.

“It’s a great opportunity for me,” Runge said. “I enjoy a challenge, and I feel like (Pleasant Plains) has a lot to offer. ... This is a good time for my wife and I. Our youngest daughter just graduated from high school.”

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