Interim superintendent for Shelby County Schools takes office

Interim superintendent for Shelby County Schools takes office
Dr. Joris Ray (Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Tuesday marked the first official day for Shelby County Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray.

Ray is a former teacher and school leader. He worked closely with Superintendent Dorsey Hopson who left the district for a position with Cigna.

The SCS Board of Education chose Ray to serve as interim superintendent in December.

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Upon being selected, Ray said he has many things on his to-do list, “but right now I want to engage the community and I want to listen."

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