Ken Kruithof, retiring superintendent of Bossier Parish Public Schools, has been chosen to be superintendent of Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport.
“Everything rises and falls on leadership, and I think today we have one of the greatest leaders in the state of Louisiana,” said Rick Edmonds, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church.
Edmonds held a press conference announcing the news Monday in the sanctuary of Calvary Baptist Church. Flanked by members of the faculty, including Rhonda Honea, the academy’s principal, and Johnny Booty, the academy’s athletic director, Kruithof said he was honored to join the school.
“The thing I’ve missed since going to the central office (in Bossier) in 1991 was being around kids ... The thing that really intrigued me about this is the opportunity to be around kids again,” Kruithof said.
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