Winchester School Board appoints next superintendent

Daily Staff Report

The Winchester Public School Board announced in a news release that it has unanimously approved the selection of Mark Y. Lineburg as its next superintendent.

According to the release, Lineburg has been the superintendent of Bristol Virginia Public Schools for the past four years and currently serves as co-chairman of the Virginia School Board Association Challenged Schools Task Force and is on the board of directors for the Education Law Association. He was named the 2014 Region VII Superintendent of the Year and awarded the 2014 Virginia Education Association’s President’s Award of Distinction.

Lineburg will assume his position on July 1, and will replace retiring superintendent Ricky L. Leonard.