The Sherrard School District has hired a new superintendent. Dr. Samuel Light was named to the position last night by the Unit 200 Board of Education. He will earn a base salary of $143,000 and begin his duties on April 7th. His most recent job was superintendent at the Illini Bluffs School District in Glasford, Illinois. He replaces Becky Rodocker at Sherrard, who resigned on December 31st. Retired Rockridge superintendent Dick Stoltz has been serving as interim superintendent.