Jontry, Gene

Gene Jontry served as a school administrator for decades, starting as a teacher, then a principle in Chenoa, Illinois before becoming the school's superintendent in 1967. In 1989 he helped guide the school through a major reorganization when he took on the role as superintendent for Octavia as well. Years later, he became regional superintendent for Livingston County. Gene discusses the dynamics of school reorganizations and consolidation as he has experienced them through his long career.