HUNTSVILLE ­— Chairman Jim Sexton and fellow board member Brian Strunk bid farewell to the Scott County Board of Education here Thursday evening, after having served 29 and 12 years, respectively.

Sexton, who did not seek reelection to his 4th District seat on the board, necessitated the appointment of John Vernon Thompson to serve as interim chairman until September’s regular meeting when a chairman will be chosen for a one year term.

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