Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Mercer School names Kopka superintendent


[email protected]

MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Public School Board approved contracts for the superintendent and special education director on Monday.

Sheri Kopka, who has served as the interim school superintendent since June 2019, accepted a two-year contract offered from the board that is effective July 1 through June 30, 2022. The decision follows the resignation of former district administrator Erik Torkelson in June after a year on long-term medical leave.

The board reached an agreement on a contract with Kopka to become the district administrator going forward,...