NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The Buckeye Career Center Board of Education has selected Indian Valley Superintendent Roger Bond as its new superintendent.

Bond, 52, will receive a salary of $115,000 per year plus a benefit package.

He succeeds Paul Hickman, 52, whose retirement is effective July 1.

Bond has spent 29 years of his 30-year teaching career in the Indian Valley district. He and his wife, Gina, have one son and two daughters.

Now, the Indian Valley Local Board of Education has started its process of selecting Bond's replacement.