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Record Number: 9345
Displayed from: Nov 14, 2012 , until: Dec 31, 2012

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Nov. 12, approved the following administrative changes:

Lindsay Martin, Fairfield Elementary School Lindsay Martin joined FWCS in 2011 as the assistant principal at Lincoln Elementary School. In August, she moved to assistant principal at Haley Elementary before taking over as principal at Fairfield last month. At Fairfield, she replaces Jeff Cline who resigned from the position. Martin began her career in education in South Adams in 2006. She also worked in East Noble before joining FWCS.

Andrew Kapocius, Maintenance & Operations Manager Andrew Kapocius joins FWCS as the manager of Maintenance & Operations, replacing Pat Casey, who retired earlier this month. Kapocius began his professional career as a journeyman HVAC specialist with Raytheon in 1985. In 2001, he became the director of facilities and support services at Parkview North and Parkview Ortho Hospitals. After spending a year in Illinois, he returned to Fort Wayne as the chief support officer and vice president of facilities and support services for Crossroad Child & Family Services, where he worked from 2005-2009. In 2010, he became the director of engineering for Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Fort Wayne.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.