HOLYROOD — USD 112 Superintendent Steve Woolf has submitted his resignation to the USD 112 Board of Education effective at the end of his contract, which at the end of June.
“It is time for another to take the reigns of this district,” said Woolf. “I am excited for the future of this district. This district will continue to become greater!
“Thank you for welcoming me back home the past four years,” he said “My wife and I have invested our lives in the lives of the people of our district and that has been rewarding. We will always have a love for the people of this district. When a new leader is selected, I have no doubt that person will fall in love with USD 112 as well and pour themselves into continuing to make this district great!”
After voters approved the consolidation of USD 328 Lorraine and USD 354 Claflin in 2010, Woolf has worked as the superintendent of the unified district.
“He’s just done a great job for the district,” said USD 112 Board Member Richard Rugan.
The area is not new to the superintendent. Woolf graduated from Claflin Junior High and High School, and he still has relatives in the area.
Woolf has won awards for his achievements as a principal including the Milken Award in 1995 while a principal of Tonganoxie Junior High School. In 1994, he was named the Middle School Principal of the Year from the Kansas Association of Middle School Administrators. He receive the Milo Stucky Graduate Fellowship from the University of Kansas.
In addition to Tonganoxie, Woolf has worked in Fountain, Colo., Ottawa, Hesston and Quiviria Heights Middle School.
Woolf is married to wife Kellie and has four children.
He has no definite plans for the future as of yet.