Alan Dedeaux

HCSD Superintendent Alan Dedeaux.

Hancock County School District Superintendent Alan Dedeaux on Monday announced his intent to retire effective June 30. 

The Hancock County native will retire after a 38-year career in education. 

Dedeaux said he will present his official letter of retirement at the April 1st board meeting. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the district’s new administration building, located at 18375 Hwy. 603, Kiln next to the Hancock County Emergency Operations Center. 

The Hancock County Board of Education, in a 4-1 vote, approved a contract with the MIssissippi School Boards Association for an abridged superintendent search, in the amount of $5,250. Board members Jennifer Seal, Richard Loper, Tammy Garber, and Danita Holladay voted “yes.” Board member Billy Loper voted “no.” 

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