Clever School District names new superintendent

CLEVER, Mo. -- The Clever School District announced it has hired a new superintendent for the beginning of the 2019-2020 school.

The board of education selected Benjy Fenske to replaced Steve Carvajal.

Fenske currently serves as the district's Director or Elementary Education. He has worked in the district for more than 20 years. He also served as a principal at both the elementary and middle schools. Fenske is a graduate of Missouri Southern and Missouri State University.

The district says Carvajal is leaving to be closer to family in northern Missouri.