Names of Muscogee County superintendent candidates to be released today

The names of the three candidates for Muscogee County Schools superintendent will be announced today.

Board member Cathy Williams said the names of the three finalists should be released by 4 p.m. today.

Two are in state and one is from Alabama.

The board voted on the three finalists in a closed meeting last week. Each of the finalists were contacted to determine if they still wanted to be considered for the lead job in the 33,000 student district.

Former superintendent John Phillips retired earlier this year and has been serving as interim superintendent for the district.