Gov. Herbert statement on selection of Sydnee Dickson as state superintendent

SALT LAKE CITY (June 23, 2016) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement in response to the Utah State Board of Education’s selection of Sydnee Dickson as state superintendent:

“Congratulations to Dr. Syd Dickson on her appointment as state superintendent. Syd has done an excellent job over the past several months as the interim superintendent, and I look forward to our continued association. Her experience as a school counselor, as well as positions at the school, district and state levels have effectively prepared her to take the helm as superintendent. I look forward to working with Syd and other stakeholders as we push forward in our goal to make Utah’s education system the best in America.”