School district approves Paul Soma as interim superintendent

Soma will serve as interim superintendent until a permanent replacement can be found.

Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education approved Paul Soma as the interim superintendent Monday night.

In March, Superintendent Steve Cousins announced his plans to retire at the end of the school year. He held the position for four years.

Soma is the Associate Superintendent of Finance and Operations.

Cousins' retirement takes effect on July 1st.