After an almost hour long executive session, and then a meeting without much meat, the members of the board, President Ashley Montenegro, Dr. Michelle Diaz, Mike McMillan, Patrick Cohn and Eddie Flores chose a new superintendent from the four candidates who were interviewed on Saturday. You can read the interviews at https://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/64259-first-two-interviews-for-silver-consolidated-schools-superintendent-on-april-10-2021 and https://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/64261-final-two-silver-consolidated-schools-superintendent-interviews-on-april-10-2021.

Diaz made the motion to nominate William "Will" Hawkins from Hobbs as the new superintendent. After a brief pause, Montenegro seconded it, and the vote was unanimous.