A field of 17 applicants for the position of USD 249 Superintedent was narrowed to three during a special meeting Tuesday, and the names of the canddiates were announced Wednesday.

A field of 17 applicants for the position of USD 249 Superintedent was narrowed to three during a special meeting Tuesday, and the names of the canddiates were announced Wednesday.

Jack Koehn is the current assistant superintendent at USD 419 Canton-Galva, and will interview March 4.

Ryan Bradbury is the current superintendent at USD 386 Madison and will interview March 5.

Rick Simonic is the current superintendent at USD 223 Barnes-Hanover-Linn and will interview March 6.

The schedule will be the same for each candidate, and will be the following each day:

• 10 a.m. meet at board office, tour facilities and community

• 12:15 p.m. lunch in board office with community leaders

• 1:15 p.m. meet with high school students in board room

• 2:30 p.m. meet with classified staff in board room

• 3:15 p.m. meet with teachers in board room

• 4 p.m. meet with administrators in board room

• 5:15 p.m. reception in cafeteria annex open to all parents and community members

• 6 p.m. dinner with board

Interview to follow in board room (executive session for personnel)