LeQuatte named new Regional Office of Education Superintendent

by Steve Dunford

MARION, IL –  Democratic Party County Chairmen from Franklin, Williamson, Johnson, and Massac counties, caucused and  appointed Lorie LeQuatte to succeed Matt Donkin as ROE district #30  Superintendent.

LeQuatte and Donkin – WSIL file photo

LeQuatte a 1989 Zeigler-Royalton, John A. Logan, and SIU graduate, will be taking office on July 1st.  She was the principal of Project Echo, and Star Quest which is alternative school programs near Johnston City.  LeQuatte resides in Herrin.

Donkin stepped down to become Superintendent of Frankfort Community District #168 in his hometown.  Before taking over as Regional Superintendent, he was a Social Studies teacher and later an administrator at Frankfort Community High School.  He steered a troubled office in the right direction, taking over for Barry Kohl.


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