Portales names super finalists

Freedom Newspapers

Portales school officials Tuesday named five finalists for their superintendent’s position.

• David Briseno, principal at La Casita Elementary in Clovis and federal programs director for the district.

• Jack Burch, superintendent at Elida schools.

• Robert Crane, science teacher at Muleshoe High School.

• Randy Fowler, a field service agent for the Region 18 Education Services Center in Midland, Texas.

• Melvin Nusser, principal at Portales High School.

Priscilla Mestas, assistant superintendent, said there were 15 applicants for the superintendent’s job.