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Former Jackson administrator fills role as Charleston superintendent

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Dr. Andrew Rogers poses behind his desk at the Charleston R-1 Board of Education office. Rogers, a former administrator of the Jackson R-2 School District, took over the role as Charleston's superintendent early in the summer.
(Leonna Heuring, Staff)
CHARLESTON -- Dr. Andrew Rogers has served as a National Guardsman for his country, an administrator for Jackson students and a husband and father to his wife and their four children.

Now the longtime educator is serving in a new capacity -- as superintendent of Charleston R-1 schools.

"I'm very excited to land my first superintendent job," the Wayne County native said. "Charleston is a town rich in heritage and beliefs and is made up of a diverse population."

Rogers taught for six years in various school districts and spent the past few years as an administrator in Jackson for a combined 17 years working in education.

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