A forum was held for the three candidates for St. Landry Parish school superintendent on Monday at the Delta Grand Theatre in Opelousas. From left are candidates Francis Touchet Jr., Patrick Jenkins and Dr. James Gray; and Bill Rodier, executive director of St. Landry Economic Development. Top School Board members expect one of the three will be selected superintendent a Wednesday meeting. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
The St. Landry Parish School Board elected Patrick Jenkins as its next superintendent at a special meeting Wednesday.
Jenkins was selected on a 7-6 vote over Francis Touchet Jr.