Herberg Middle School Principal Martin McEvoy of Pittsfield has dropped out of contention to be the next superintendent for the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District, according to the district's School Committee.

The Berkshire Eagle  reports Thursday, the seven-person School Committee will question the remaining two finalists to succeed John Vosburgh, who resigned from the superintendent's post two weeks ago. The back-to-back interviews will take place at Hoosac Valley Middle and High School, 125 Savoy Road (Route 116) in Cheshire.

Regina Hill, committee member and chairwoman of the superintendent search subcommittee of the full board, says Aaron Dean from Adams will be questioned at 6:15 p.m. An hour later at 7:15 p.m. Cheshire's Beth Choquette will face queries from the board.

The superintendent hopefuls are currently in educational leadership positions. Choquette has spent the past seven years as principal at Bridge Street Elementary School in the Northampton Public Schools.

She previously was Principal at Stamford Elementary School in Stamford, Vt.

Dean already has experience in the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District. The principal at Crosby Elementary School in Pittsfield was a music teacher and band director in the two-town district from 1998 to 2012.

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